Funeral arrangements for Paul Brooks

The funeral for Paul Brooks, our friend and neighbor, lawyer for Community Legal Services, and founder of the Clark Park Youth Soccer League, who died on February 5th, will take place on Saturday, March 12th at the Iron Gate Theater, 37th & Chestnut Streets.

The schedule of events is:

10 AM Family will receive callers at the Iron Gate Theater

11 AM Funeral at the Iron Gate Theater followed by burial at the Woodlands Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested for the Paul Brooks Youth Soccer Scholarship Fund. Please make checks payable to the “Friends of Clark Park” with “Paul Brooks Soccer Fund” on the memo line.

Checks can be mailed to or dropped off at: Paul Brooks Soccer Fund, c/o Frank Innes, 4522 Regent Street, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3723.

ADDENDUM:L Joan Halbert has informed us that contributions can also be given to the St. Francis deSales School ( and Philadelphia Community Legal Services Legal Resources Fund ( “Paul was not a church goer (or Catholic) but he was a great fan of Sister Constance and Sister Jeannette and their tireless work for the children at deSales School, and the Legal Resources Fund at CLS (where Paul worked for many years) was an idea he had expressed to me in the weeks before his death.”


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