Mary Brooks

Mary C. "Mary Kay" Brooks

Wednesday, October 22nd, 1941 - Sunday, May 19th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Mary Brooks, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Mary Brooks with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


Mary Catherine Brooks, known to family as Mary Kay, passed away, with her family by her side, on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the age of 77. She was born to Wencel Anton Mattek and Linda Louise Schultz on October 22, 1941, in Antigo Wisconsin. She was married to Clayton Albert Brooks Jr. on September 29, 1962. Mary will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 56 years, granddaughter Abbie Kane, brother Jim (Phyllis) Mattek, son Kip, daughter Wendy (Tim) Kane and son Dan. Mary was predeceased by her son Ron. Mary will also be forever remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends. Mary was always busy with family and friends and loved to travel. She was an active member of St. Martin de Porres Church, volunteered at the Care Net Pregnancy Center in Poughkeepsie and baby-sat for many years. Her joy in life was caring for others. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 1, at 9:30 am, at St. Martin de Porres Church. Service will follow at the Cavalry Cemetery Columbarium in Poughkeepsie immediately after the service. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. The family wishes to thank the staff at Vassar Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY; Archcare at Ferncliff, Rhinebeck, NY; and Hudson Valley Hospice. Memorial donations in memory of Mary may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, 12601; Care Net Pregnancy Center, 226 Church St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601; or a charity of your choice. To send online condolences, please visit our website at
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Mary C. "Mary Kay" Brooks, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 9:30am
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 9:30am
    St. Martin de Porres Church
    118 Cedar Valley Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Calvary Cemetery
    62 LaGrange Avenue
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Mary here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Mary
A proud partner of Honoring a Life

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Share by: