O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Heather J. Brooks

Heather J. Brooks, 49, of Little Valley, NY died Sunday, August 30, 2020 at home following a short illness.

Born August 5, 1971 in Olean, NY, she was the daughter of Janis Benedict Russell and the late Clyde Russell. She was married on October 20, 1990 in Canisteo, NY to Guy Brooks, who survives.

She was a graduate of Ellicottville High School, Class of 1989 and the Continental School of Beauty, Class of 1994.

Heather owned and operated her own salon, Hair to Please, in Salamanca for over 10 years and had previously worked at Holiday Valley in customer service.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandson. She enjoyed shopping, going on motorcycle rides with her husband, and fishing. She liked to travel and loved her pets. Heather had served as past president of the CCMFL and was a member of the American Legion of Ellicottville’s Horseshoe League.

Surviving besides her husband and mother are: a daughter, Samantha (Daniel Bonasera) Brooks, Buffalo, NY; a son, Simon Brooks, Ellicottville, NY; a grandson, Knox Brooks, Ellicottville, NY; two sisters, Clydia Minich, Limestone, NY, Debra (John) Bezeljak, Gowanda, NY; three brothers, Guy (Tammy) Russell, TX, Jeffrey Russell, Phoenix, AZ, Benedict Russell, East Otto, NY; several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.