Haddam (CT) Volunteer Fire Company (HVFC) sends our condolences to the friends and family of Whitney K. Brookes, Jr., who passed away September 27, 2023, at his home. He was 95- years old and a Life Member of HVFC.

‘Whit’ started his tenure with Haddam Fire in March 1949 and served 16 years and five months. Whit’s father, Whitney Brookes, Sr. (1903-1993), was a founding member of HVFC in 1931.

Whit also served in the Korean War with the U.S. Army and proudly participated in Haddam’s Memorial Day Parade every year.

– Fire News photo by Olivia Drake