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MaryAlice (Youngberg) Brooker

August 1, 1939 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 80)


MaryAlice (Youngberg) Brooker, 80, of rural Benton (Sugarloaf Township), died Wednesday morning, July 29, 2020 at her home.  She had been seriously ill for the past three months.

Born August 1, 1939 in Lock Haven, Clinton County, she was a daughter of the late Carl Leon Youngberg and Helen L. (Raup) Youngberg. 

MaryAlice retired from Berwick Industries in 2003.  She had previously been employed by ILC, Millville; the Benton Foundry and Milco Industries in Millville. 

She was a member of the former St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church of Benton.

Her hobbies included sewing, crocheting, knitting, needlepoint, quilting and cross stitch.  She was also truly an animal lover.

Surviving, are her long-time companion, Joseph R. "Rocky" DiAgostino; a son, Brian D. Brooker and his wife, Stephanie, of Benton and a grandson, Chase Brooker, currently serving in the U. S. Coast Guard in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Youngberg. 

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family under the direction of the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., of Benton.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Animal Resource Center, P. O. Box 439, Bloomsburg,  PA  17815.  For online condolences, or for additional information, please visit our website:

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Animal Resource Center (ARC) of Bloomsburg
P.O. Box 439, Bloomsburg PA 17815
Tel: 1-570-784-3669

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