Pamela W. Brooke died peacefully on March 28. She was 66 years old.
She is survived by her long time companion, Richard Gale of Oak Bluffs. She was the loving mother of James Shoaf of New York City and Jason Byrnes of San Diego; grandmother of Emma Shoaf of New York City and Tyler Byrnes of San Diego, Calif.; twin sister of Susan Ferruggio of Milton; sister of Sandy Maguire of Newbury and Allan Wilson of Ayer.
A longtime resident of Newburyport, she had recently moved to Martha's Vineyard, the Island she loved.
A trained LPN, her career was devoted to working for the Head Start Program in Haverhill and most recently on Martha's Vineyard.
Donations may be made in her memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA. 02445-7226 Attn: Contribution Services.