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Memorial for Dennis Brian Rooks

Born in Savannah, Georgia on Feb. 10, 1942
Departed on Nov. 21, 2013 and resided in Skidaway Island, GA.
Service: Monday, Nov. 25, 2013
11:00 am
Cemetery: Greenwich Cemetery
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Dennis Brian Rooks, 71, died November 21, 2013 in his home after a year and a half battle with peritoneal mesothelioma. Dennis was a Savannah native and a 1960 graduate of Benedictine Military School. He served in the Georgia Air National Guard and attended the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was a professional engineer and worked for Robert Shaw Controls, Litton Industries, United Technologies Corporation and Novar Controls. Dennis served as President of Benedictine Military School from 2005 to 2007 and was a member of Mensa International. Dennis has been a member of St. James Catholic Church since 1990, served on the stewardship committee and was a Eucharistic minister. Dennis was a devoted husband, father, brother, son, and tennis player.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 37 years, Jane Canipe Rooks, his son, Brian Allan Rooks, his son and daughter-in-law, Matthew Grigg and Olga Victoria Rooks, his older brother Jerry Rooks and his younger brother, Robert (Karen) Rooks.

The memorial mass will be Monday, November 25 at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church. Inurnment will be at the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery, 330 Bonaventure Road immediately following the memorial mass. A reception will follow at the Oakridge Club in The Landings.

Remembrances: In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Drive, Savannah, GA 31406.

Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel

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