Constance Hutchings Brooks, 90, passed away on October 9, 2020 in Hilton Head Island, SC. She was born on November 1, 1929 in Shaker Heights, OH to Norman and Alice Swanson Hutchings.
Connie grew up in Shaker Heights, OH and graduated from Shaker Heights High School in 1948. After high school she attended Denison University and was an active member of the Tri-Delta Sorority. She earned a B.A. in Education in 1952.
Connie married Don Brooks in 1954 in Cleveland, OH. They were happily married for 39 years. Connie enjoyed volunteering at Fairview Hospital and was the president of the Junior Board in 1977. She was active in her children’s schools and was a member of the Fairview Park Swim Team Parents Association.
Connie and Don moved to Hilton Head Island, SC in 1990. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church and a regular volunteer at the Bargain Box. She was a member of the Chain Gang Bicycle Club, biking locally plus taking many bicycle adventures abroad. Connie was an avid bridge player and enjoyed reading and needlepoint in her spare time. She also took pride in working part-time at HR Block both in Cleveland and Hilton Head.
Connie was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Alice Hutchings, her husband, Donald Brooks, and her oldest son, Jeffrey Brooks.
Connie is survived by her daughter Holly Brooks of Westlake, OH, son Peter (Christie) Brooks of Battle Creek, MI, daughter-in-law Diane Brooks of Hightstown, NJ and grandchildren Lauren Brooks, Nicole Brooks, Samantha Brooks, Alexandra Brooks, and John Brooks.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.