Times West Virginian
Brooks A. Estel, of Abington, Pa., originally born in Catawba, and an Army veteran of the Korean War, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family Friday (Jan. 11, 2013) at the age of 83.
He was the son of Samuel F. Estel and Lillian Rose (Stevens) Estel.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Alice Jean (Baker) Estel; his three children, Rose Ellen Ferrante, Steven Estel and Sandra Dunkelberger; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, C.V. Estel, a resident of Fairmont.
A private memorial service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. www.wetzelandson.com.