Learn our story, from the beginning and into the future.
Ever since we've opened our doors, we have approached life (and death) differently. While some just see the end of a loved one’s life as a time for grief and mourning, we prefer to think of it as a time for reflection, appreciation and even celebration. This is evident in everything we do, from the way we conduct our services to the amenities we choose to offer. We are not a burial ground. We are a close-knit community dedicated to honoring, sharing and preserving the amazing and inspirational stories that are life.
Learn the legacy.
FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1929: Winston Kenneth David, licensed funeral director, owner of Brooks Memorial Home, Inc. and longtime resident of Yonkers, NY, departed this life on January 30, 2012. Winston K. David was born July 30, 1942, in Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada to Muriel lona David and the late Kenneth Nelson David. His early education was in Nova Scotia school system in Canada. Winston graduated in March of 1965 from McAllister Institute of Funeral Service. Winston married his sweetheart Helen R. David in 1963. After migrating to New York in 1960, Winston worked for Mt. Vernon Hospital as a security guard. Hearing a tip about a possible job lead in Yonkers, NY, Winston and Helen decided to visit Brooks Memorial Home, Inc. one summer day. Despite their sporty appearance the young couple hit it off immediately with Mrs. Pauline Brooks. He started his apprenticeship at Brooks Memorial Home, Inc. in 1968 and later acquired the business from the Brooks family in 1971. Winston was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Yonkers since 1970, He received numerous awards throughout the years from various organizations throughout Westchester.
In loving memory of Winston Kenneth David
Who We Are
Meet our staff. Members of the local community make everything that happens possible.
Together, we make this place amazing.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Moore of Yonkers, New York. She received an Associates degree in Business Administration from Elizabeth Seton College, and attended Manhattan College in Tarrytown.
Jackie currently serves as an administrator at our firm since 2016. Her caring spirit and love for people enable her to assist those in mourning with compassion. Prior to her current position, she served 20 plus years in the health care field as an administrator at an agency for disabled individuals.
Jackie takes care of all our office need and is a true asset to the funeral home and the community in so many ways. You will find her extending her time and talents whenever she is called upon.
Jackie is the proud mother of two children and loving grandma of six.
Robin B. Joseph
Managing Funeral Director
Robin B, Joseph is a licensed funeral director with over 30 years of experience in the funeral industry. She is currently serving as the managing funeral director.
Her clients say her greatest asset is her attention to detail. Her sensitivity, quick wit, and compassion, blended with a staff of power professionals, make Brooks Memorial Home, Inc, one of the new and improved services for the bereaved. She understands the importance of professionalism and has a proven track record of her ability to prepare, and plan celebrations of life that leave a lasting impression. Her staff is compiled of like-minded individuals who are trained and focused to make customer satisfaction their number one priority.
Livery Service Operator
Richard serves as a livery operator and a funeral director assistant. He is known to show a high level of saftey and compassion. He has a professional dimeanor and exhibits a spirit of excellence with all.
Rev. Dr. Jeffery R. Wheeler
Aftercare | Chaplain
Reverend Wheeler received his license to the ministry in 1998 and was ordained in 1999 at the Hunter Hills First Baptist Church in Atlanta. He also earned his Master's of Divinity from The Yale School of Divinity, New Haven, CT. and has earned his Master's of Theology Degree and Doctorate of Divinity Degree from the Hugee Theological Institute/Lighthouse Seminary New York, NY. He is now located at Mt Calvary CME Church, 38 S 2nd Ave, Mt Vernon, NY 10550.
Keiona E Cleveland
Funeral Director's Assistant
Margaret B Jackson
Arthur G. Melendez Jr.
Funeral Director's Assistant