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Obituary for Mildred (Mid) W. Brooks

Mildred (Mid) W. Brooks, 85, of Mechanicsburg, formerly of Bellefonte, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at UPMC West Shore Hospital. Born on July 31, 1936, in Bellefonte, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Ruth (Brower) Witherite. On September 12, 1964, she married her husband, Budd R. Brooks, who preceded her in death on June 17, 1974.
Mildred was a 1954 graduate of Bellefonte High School. She worked as a Secretary for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission for many years until her retirement.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Harriger, and her husband Gary, of Mechanicsburg.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Witherite.
Mildred was a member of the Runville United Methodist Church. She loved to read and frequented the library. She was an excellent seamstress and could make nearly anything on her sewing machine. Before moving to Mechanicsburg to be closer to her daughter, she enjoyed water walking at the YMCA, and then going out for coffee with her friends afterwards.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. in Bellefonte.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mildred’s memory to the Centre County Library, 200 N. Allegheny Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823.
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