OBITUARY

George Francis Brookman

September 16, 1931November 8, 2018

George Brookman, 87, of Glastonbury and formerly of East Hartford, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, November 8, 2018 with his loving daughters by his side. He was born in Hartford on September 16, 1931. George shared his kindness and affection lovingly with those around him; endlessly venturing to elicit a smile and frequently cultivating laughter. He enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. He liked spending time gardening, being outdoors and being with his family and friends. George was a proud veteran of the Korean era and then established his roots in East Hartford where he worked at Pratt and Whitney and raised his family with his wife Delores. In their golden years they both enjoyed the winter months in Pompano Beach, Florida. Besides his wife he was predeceased by a son, Richard Brookman and a sister, Doreen LeBouef. He was an attentive grandfather to nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and a compassionate father to three daughters, Linda Comeau and husband Joseph, Kathleen Paganetti and husband John, Patricia Malinguaggio and husband Dean, and a special daughter-in-law Joanna Minuk. He is also survived by a brother Ron Tyrer, of Clarksville, KY. Funeral service will be Wednesday (November 14th) at 9 am from the D’ESOPO-East Hartford Memorial Chapel, 30 Carter Street, East Hartford with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10 am at St. Christopher Church of St. Edmund Campion Parish, 538 Brewer Street, East Hartford. Burial with military honors will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, (Section 1), Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home chapel on Tuesday (November 13th) from 4 pm - 7 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in George’s name may be made to a favorite charity of the donor’s choice. For on-line expressions of sympathy to the family please visit www.desopoeh.com.

Services

  • Calling hours Tuesday, November 13, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Committal Service Wednesday, November 14, 2018
REMEMBERING

George Francis Brookman

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Samuel Caswell Jr

November 13, 2018

Many years at Willgoos Lab; fond memories. Sorry for your family's loss You will be missed by all your old co-workers.

Jordyn Cooney

November 11, 2018

Patty and family,
My heart aches for your loss. George always brought a warm feeling to my heart and a smile to my face. Have peace in knowing he will now be looking down on you. I pray that you will always feel his undeniable love for you with a warm heart and smile.
Jordyn Cooney

Tony Benassi

November 10, 2018

Ron and Karen I'm sorry to hear this. May God bless you and his family during this time of sorrow.
Becky Benassi

Ethel Green

November 10, 2018

Very sorry for your loss Brookman family...know that we are thinking of you.

Cara Brookman

November 10, 2018

Cara Brookman

November 10, 2018

FROM THE FAMILY