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Janet Brooks, 95, Formerly Of Greenwich, Owned The Needlepoint Shop

GLASTONBURY, Conn. - Janet (Newton) Brooks, of Glastonbury, formerly of Greenwich, died July 9. She was 95.

Brooks was born in Greenwich, Conn., daughter of Harold P. and Gwendolyn (Wight) Newton. She was a needlepoint designer and owned and operated The Needlepoint Shop of Greenwich, Conn. She was a long-standing member of the 1st Congregational Church in Old Greenwich, Conn.

Brooks is survived by her identical twin sister, Jean N. Mallory, of Kennebunk, Maine; daughters, Jean Sleath (Robert) of East Hartford, Phyllis Smith (Cotton) of Epping, N.H.; son, Benjamin T. Brooks III (Virginia) of Fortson, Ga.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Captain Benjamin T. Brooks Jr.

Services and burial are private.

Memorial contributions in Brooks’s memory may be made to the Glastonbury Health Care Center, Patient Activities Account , 1175 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury, CT 06033.

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