Denise Brooks

1956 - 2020

Cresmount Funeral Home
Replay of the ceremony
  • Wily Bloye
    RIP Denise, it was a privilege to know you and call you a friend.
  • Cynthia Shaw
    I am sorry for your loss and mine, we'll sadly miss her and Jesse and Family, stay strong GOD BLESS YOUS ALL.
  • Rosita Hall
    Rest in peace my beautiful soul sister
  • France Gélinas
    Rest in peace Denise, the world is a better place because of you.
  • Glen and Miranda Myers
    Our deepest condolences to you and your entire family. May the love and peace of God comfort you as we grieve the loss of Denise
  • Angela Robertson - Parkdale Queen West CHC
    Denise your work for justice inspired many and we will continue that work to honour your life and memory in this time of active resistance against
  • Michelle Hurtubise
    Thank you Denise for bringing your passion and commitment for social justice and racial equity to this world. I learned so much from you. Rest in peace.
  • Angela Robertson - Parkdale Queen West CHC
    Against Ant-Black Racism and White Supremacy
  • Judy Brooks
    Denise, you were and are an exceptional woman - Proud to be related to you. All my love to Jesse and the rest of the family. Judy B.
  • Sharon Floyd
    My sincere condolences to Denise’s family and friends. May we continue to honour her life as we work to achieve social justice for those who who are most marginalized in our community.
  • Sané Dube
    My sincere condolences to the Brooks family. Denise was a force, she will be missed. Sending you all light as you mourn her passing and send her home.
  • France Gélinas
    It is really hard to watch Jesse's pain while talking about the loss of his mother.
  • Glen and Miranda Myers
    Thank God for the active faith and care that Denise demonstrated to a world that needs real love for one another.
  • Anita Rajroop
    Sincerest sympathy and condolences to the Brooks family. May her souls R.I.P.
  • Cheryl Prescod
    You will be dearly missed, Denise, but rest in peace knowing that we are here to carry on your tireless fight for justice and equality for all. Sincere condolences to the Brooks and HUCCHC family.
  • Diane McDonald
    I had the honour of working with Denise for the past 2 years at the HUCCHC. Rest in peace Denise, you will be deeply missed.
  • France Gélinas
    Thank you Simone for sharing that speech from Denise as a youth. She was remarkable even as a youth
  • Sadhna Jayatunge
    Exemplry advocate, leader for 30+ years helping vulnarable members of our community. Thank you for your service and love for this community. RIP Denise!
  • Sharon Floyd
    Thank you Simone. Beautiful words and tribute.
  • Maurice Ellerbee
    My deepest condolences to you my friend Coreena. My prayers are with you and your family during this time
  • Edna
    Beautiful words. t
  • Edna
    Thanks Simone and Liben
  • Anita Rajroop
    Great tribute to Denise, Liben. I’m sure she’s proud of you. Thank you for representing TAIBU CHC
  • Harshpreet Kaur
    My Hearfelt condolences to Denise Family members and to HUCCHC .
  • Angela Robertson - Parkdale Queen West CHC
    Thank you deeply Simone and Liben for the wonderful tributes and anchoring the impact Denise had on work in the CHC sector.
  • Beautiful tributes....Denise would be proud!
    Andrea Floyd
  • Jamie Cook
    I will miss her greatly. We will continue to push this redevelopment project forward in her name and in her honour. This is a great loss to our community and the people she touched every day.
  • Glen and Miranda Myers
  • Monica Chiwara
    Denise, you will be dearly missed!
  • Chris Morgan
    Denise was and remains a powerhouse, an inspiration and model for us all.
  • Beautiful tributes....Denise would be proud!
  • Chris Morgan
    We will do well to continue her legacy in the work we have left to complete.
  • Taralea McLean - Bridges CHC. Goodbye my friend.
    Beautiful ceremony for a beautiful person.
  • Glen and Miranda Myers
    Thank you and bless you all as this ince
  • Glen and Miranda Myers
    Incredible legacy moves forward.. Much love to you all.
  • Sharon Floyd
    Thank you and God Bless you all!
  • Jacqueline
    To my dear friend Coreena, you did your sister proud! Beautiful tribute.
  • Angela Robertson - Parkdale Queen West CHC
  • France Gélinas
    I fully support Simone recommendation that Hamilton Urban Core CHC be renamed Denise Brook CHC once the new building opens!
  • France Gélinas
    I love the story of the red hat society
  • France Gélinas
    Thank you Liben for sharing the story of your interview as well as talking about poverty. Denise would be proud.
  • Victor Halinski
    Will always be in our hearts and thoughts, never will be forgotten
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