August 27, 1926 - April 12, 2017
Bethlehem, New Hampshire | Age 90
Louise Brooks Trombley
BETHLEHEM, NH -- Louise B. Trombley , 90, of Agassiz Street, Bethlehem, NH went to rest with the Lord Wednesday, April 12 surrounded by her family.
Louise was born in Littleton on August 27, 1926 to John D. Brooks and Lucie M. (Huntoon) Brooks of Agassiz Street, Bethlehem, NH. She felt her greatest accomplishment was being blessed with 12 children, loving each and every one of them with her whole heart. She attended Bethlehem School, graduating in 1944 and went on to Becker Secretarial College (Becker Junior College), in Worcester, MA. She started working at the Lisbon Wire Company, than later marrying Earl R. Trombley of Littleton, NH in 1946. Louise mostly worked at home on Cottage Street in Littleton - enjoying her children. The Trombley home was always welcoming and open to those who wanted to visit – she could often be seen in the front yard playing games with hers and the neighborhood children. In addition she held various jobs with the shoe companies, Head Start Bus driver, Lotta Rock Dairy, the Globe Department Store and Profile Cleaners until her retirement.
She was an active member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas for over 65 years, being joined later by daughters Toni and Lois. She also led the Junior Catholic daughters for several years, put on First Communion breakfast for many classes at Saint Rose of Lima Church, was a Cub Scout Den Mother for many years and a member of the Rebekah's Lodge of Bethlehem. She was on the Monday Night Bowling League, she and Earl were very active, charter members of and enjoyed the Littleton Square Dance Club, and member of the White Mountain Grange. After retiring, she and Earl wintered in Mesa, Arizona and returned to have many camping trips with the children and grandchildren. Louise continued to enjoy the many family reunions and campouts including her 90th birthday this past August.
Surviving family members include her children, Toni T. Bartz (Paul) of Bethlehem NH, John P. Trombley (Teresa) of Madbury, NH, Craig S. Trombley, Sr. of Bethlehem, NH, Allan R. Trombley (Janine) of Wakefield, NH; Lois T. Bijolle (Michael) of Littleton, NH, Dean J. Trombley (Cathy) of Landaff, NH, Peter B. Trombley (Darlene) of Whitefield, NH, Mary R. Trombley (Robin) of Brockton, MA, Jane N. Trombley of Littleton, NH and David B. Trombley (Mindy) of Lisbon, NH, a brother Fred H. Brooks (Claudette), Littleton, NH, 36 plus grandchildren, 17 plus great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins and several God-children.
Louise was predeceased by her father, mother, husband Earl R. Trombley, sons Wayne P. Trombley, Robert E. Trombley, Grandsons, Daniel B. Bartz, Wendell Trombley and Granddaughter, Meredith (Hayes) Trombley, 3 brothers John Brooks, Wilbur Brooks and Walter Brooks, 2 sisters Muriel Brooks and Lucie Dickerman plus many other family members.
SERVICES -- At Louise's request there will be no visiting hours. Funeral Services and Mass will be held Friday, April 21st, 11:00am at the Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church on 82 High Street, Littleton NH with Fr. Mark Dollard as Celebrant. A celebration of life reception immediately following. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.