Obituaries: Sheila Anne Brooks


Sheila Anne Brooks, 62, of Terryville, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Sheila was born in Southington on March 10, 1954 a daughter of the late James and Norma (Stanchfield) Battista.




Sheila was an avid animal lover, especially to her dog Presley and enjoyed watching the Red Sox. She was a devoted grandmother and loved taking care of her family. Sheila enjoyed the simple pleasures in life and will be missed.




She leaves her daughter Laurel Holloran and husband Mike of Newington; sons Daniel Brooks of Manchester and Michael Brooks of Wolcott; her grandchildren Tatum Shea Holloran and Kailen James Coleman Holloran of Newington; sisters Pamela Battista of Skowhegan, ME and Lisa Franco of Malone, NY; along with several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her daughter Kara Brooks and brothers Jay Battista and Kenneth Battista of Forestville.




Calling hours were held on Monday, July 25, 2016 between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol.  For online condolences, please visit Sheila’s memorial page at

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