Delora Brooks, 82, a resident of Millerton, NY since 1965, passed away at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie on Saturday, December 29, 2012. Moving to Millerton from New Rochelle, NY, Delora was born in New Jersey on May 18, 1930, daughter of the late Dorothy Bush. Delora attended SUNY New Paltz and Vassar College. She was Medical Technician of the Year in 1968, and received acknowledgement from Robert F. Kennedy for her work in hematology research. Her husband, Eugene Leroy Brooks, predeceased her on April 7, 2001. Survivors include two daughters, Delora Brooks, Jr. of Millerton, NY and Eugenia Burnett of Tennessee; two brothers, Edgar Bush of Virginia and Andrew Bush of Philadelphia, PA; and six grandchildren, Danielle Marcella Harvey of Boston, MA, Brook Nicole Harvey of Millerton, NY, and Tristan & Alexis Burnett of Tennessee. Friends may call at the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home, 37 Park Street, Millerton, NY Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 1-2PM, with a funeral service at 2PM. Burial will follow in Irondale Cemetery, Millerton, NY. Arrangements are under the direction of the Horn & Thomes, Inc. Funeral Home, 83 East Main Street, Pawling, NY.