Stephen A. Brooks, 29

Stephen A. Brooks, 29, of Milton, Del., passed away at his home on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008. He loved spending time with his family and was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.
Brooks was preceded in death by his father, Robert Brooks; and stepfather, Trey Melson. He is survived by his mother, Julia Brooks Melson; the love of his life, Maryellen Widdoes; two brothers, Shawn and Alan Brooks; two sisters, Nicole and Bonnie Brooks; seven nieces; and seven nephews.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday, Oct. 17, at 11 a.m. at St. Edmond’s Catholic Church, King Charles and Laurel streets, Rehoboth Beach, Del., where friends may call after 10 a.m. Burial will be in Epworth Methodist Cemetery in Rehoboth Beach. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Brooks’ memory to Stephen Brooks Memorial Fund, c/o WSFS Bank, 24985 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro, DE 19966.