BROOKES, Lionel William (Bill) It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Lionel William Brookes on February 13, 2017. Beloved husband of Elisa Nucci of twenty-three years. Father of Derek Brookes and Sean (Tracey), Shanyn and Jody (Neil) Higgins. He is survived by his sisters Mildred, Violet and Beverley (Rejean). Predeceased by brothers Percy and Mitchell. He will be fondly remembered by his eight grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, Directors of the BBB Foundation and all his wonderful friends. Bill's career spanned many years as vice-president at TAL Investment Counsel. He was also dedicated to helping many charitable organizations through the years and was supported in this by the investment community. Bill was the recipient of many awards such as the Melvin Jones Fellow for outstanding humanitarian work from the Lions Club International Foundation and the Outstanding Citizen Award from the Montreal Citizenship Council. He will be fondly missed. The family will receive condolences on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Complexe Yves Légaré in Lasalle. A Celebration of Bill's Life will be held the same day at 12:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Complexe. A Reception will follow at 1:15 p.m. in the same complex. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.
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