Obituary Listings

Karen A. Brooks

August 28, 1938 May 22, 2018
Karen A. Brooks
There are condolences waiting approval on Karen's Tribute wall
Obituary for Karen A. Brooks

Karen A. Brooks, 79 of Colts Neck, passed away on Tuesday, May 22nd at Silver Care Center in , Cherry Hill.

Mrs. Brooks was born in Newark, NJ. In 1960 she graduated from College of Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ with a degree in Biology. In 1962, Mrs. Brooks married to her now late husband, Edward George Brooks.

She had many interests such as needlework, sailing & boating, mahjong, gardening, reading, and traveling. She was a dedicated conservationist and was active in many organizations: Embroiderers Guild of America Monmouth County NJ Chapter, Master Gardener with Rutgers - Middlesex County Extension, Member of Church of St. Catharine, Holmdel NJ, Member of United States Power Squadron and Monmouth County Park’s member.

She is predeceased by her husband, Edward George Brooks; her father Jack O’Sullivan and her mother, Margaret “Peg” O’Sullivan (nee Scherrer).

Mrs. Brooks is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Donna & David Brandt; and her grandchildren, Gregory W. Brandt and Corinne A Brandt.

Visitation will be Thursday May 31st from 4 to 6 pm at Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Rd., Holmdel. A Mass of the Christian Burial will take place on Friday June 1st at 10:00 am at the Church of St. Catharine, 108 Middletown Rd, Holmdel. Interment to follow at Holmdel Cemetery.

Karen was an ardent supporter of the environment and many charitable organizations. Memorial donations may be made in her name to Nature Conservancy or Catholic Charities. To share a favorite memory or to leave a message of condolence, please visit Mrs. Brook’s page at

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Karen A. Brooks, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events





4:00 PM 5/31/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/31/2018 6:00:00 PM
Holmdel Funeral Home

26 South Holmdel Road
Holmdel , NJ 07733

Holmdel Funeral Home
26 South Holmdel Road Holmdel 07733 NJ
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 6/1/2018 10:00:00 AM
Church of St. Catharine

108 Middletown Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733

Church of St. Catharine
108 Middletown Road Holmdel 07733 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details


Holmdel Cemetery Final Resting Place

Holmdel Road
Holmdel, NJ 7733

Holmdel Road Holmdel 7733 NJ
United States

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Karen A. Brooks

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Karen

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.