Christine Brooks

Obituary of Christine Brooks



Christine Brooks, 42 of Mohawk passed away, unexpectedly on Tuesday December 13, at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center resulting from a MVA.


Chrissy was born on August 5, 1974 in West Winfield, she was the daughter of Lawrence III and Laura (Montanye) Brooks.  She was a graduate of Mt. Markham School and Cazenovia College, she worked as a billing clerk at C.P. Craska in Ilion.


She was an active member of The Peoples’ Undenominational Church of Cedarville  and she was active in Brooks Karate School in West Winfield, where she helped her parents, she also enjoyed being at home and sewing for her family and friends. She loved spending time outside and getting together with family.


Chrissy is survived by her parents Larry and Laura; two children David Ostrander of Deansboro and Racheal Ostrander of Mohawk; step children Krista, Sam, Herbie and Kelley; her companion Michel Kneedham of Mohawk; a brother Lawrence IV and his wife Wendy and family, Johnathan, Lawrence V, Conner and Annabell of Ilion.  She also leaves 3 grandchildren; Sierra, Gabbie (Rudy) and Johnny.  She is predeceased by a sister Rebecca.


Memorial services for Chrissy will be held on Saturday May 20, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St in Ilion.  Friends may call on Saturday from Noon until the time of the service. Officiating Pastor Rick Waite, of the Peoples’ Undenominational Church of Cedarville.


Any donations please send, in her name, to either the Ronald McDonald House Charities or the Crohn's Charity Service Foundation, envelope


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