|Birth: ||Jun. 27, 1940|
|Death: ||Dec. 13, 2009, USA|
METHUEN — Leonard W. Brown Jr., 69, of Methuen passed away suddenly on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009
Len was born in Lawrence and was raised and educated in Methuen. He was a 1959 graduate of Tenney High School. After high school he went on to attend the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University. He worked for Jordan Marsh from 1963 until his retirement as the Director of Visual Merchandising.
Len was a dedicated and devout member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Methuen where he served as a Eucharistic Minister and Junior Warden. He was a member of the Methuen Historical Society, volunteered for the Methuen Arlington Neighborhood Association, and was very involved with the Annual Festival of Trees. He enjoyed gardening, floral design, antiques, decorating for special occasions, and spending time in nature. He devoted his life to his children and grandchildren. His greatest love was his family.
Len leaves his loving wife of 16 years, Beverly (Domingue) Brown of Methuen; his four daughters, Jana Brown and her husband Kevin Rourke of Methuen, Alicia Farr of Bradford, Andrea Brown of North Andover, and Holly Samataro of Bradford. He also leaves a sister, Sandra Thomas and her husband Francis of Arizona as well as a nephew, Michael Thomas. His grandchildren include, Sean Brown, Julia and Kara Rourke, Heidi and Tyler Farr, Emily, Jacob, and Andrew Samataro, and a beloved "grand-dog," Donna.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends are invited to call from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18 at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 90 Broadway, Methuen. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. Arrangements are under the direction of the Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Restoration Fund, 90 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. To send an online condolence, please visit www.dewhirstfuneral.com.
Created by: Smitty
Record added: Dec 17, 2009
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