Joyce Brooks

Joyce Maryland Brooks

1931 - 2023

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Obituary of Joyce Maryland Brooks

On July 3, 2023, Joyce Brooks passed away peacefully at the age of 91 in Puyallup Washington.


She was born Dec. 3, 1931 in New Haven, CT to Pasquale and Lillian Pocaro.

Joyce loved cats, gardening, and bird watching.  She volunteered for many years at St Benedict’s on the McKenzie River in Oregon.  Her hobbies were cooking, fishing, and traveling.  She was well-loved by all her friends and family.

Joyce is survived by her stepsons Mike [Robin] Brooks of Puyallup, WA, and Dan [Mary] Brooks of San Dimas, CA; Grandchildren - Daniel, Kelley, Amy Jo, Trisha, Jesse, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Her parents, husband Pierce Brooks, and step-daughter, Sandra Brooks preceded her in death.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Benedicts Lodge Catholic Church.