|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1920|
|Death: ||Mar. 20, 2010|
Jeannette R. Brown, age 89, of Carlisle and formerly of Mechanicsburg, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010 at her home. Born December 5, 1920 in Grand Falls, Newfoundland she was daughter of the late Charles P. and Barbara (Doeg) Brown.
Jeannette was an Army veteran of World War II serving with the Army Nurse Corps. During her enlistment she was assigned to the 165th General Hospital serving in North Africa, Italy, Germany and France before her unit divided for its Pacific tour of duty. Before her honorable discharge in 1945, Jeannette received the Mediterranean, African, Middle Eastern and European Theater Campaign Ribbons where she also received three bronze stars.
Jeannette was a former member of the Mechanicsburg American Legion Post 109, Illinois VFW and the West Shore Country Club for over 40 years. She enjoyed golfing, spending time in Wyoming with her son and traveling to Florida during the winter months. Jeannette was a dear and caring person who loved spending time with her family and friends.
Jeannette was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, H. Paul Brown. Surviving is her son, Jeffrey C. Brown and his wife, Sandra of Jackson Hole, WY; a daughter, Barbara J. Leonard and her husband, Barry of Carlisle; a sister, B. Marie Brown Maj., Salvation Army Ret. of Rockford, IL; three grandchildren, Steven C. Singiser, Jr., Jason P. Singiser and Keaton J. Brown as well as three great grandchildren, Cheyene, Dakota and Mackenzi Singiser. On behalf of the entire family, we would like to specially thank a dear friend and wonderful caregiver Ann Beecher.
Graveside services with full military honors will be held at the convenience of the family at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Jeannette to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Delaware, 100 West 10th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. To sign the online guest book visit
Published in Patriot-News on March 23, 2010
Henry Paul Brown (1919 - 2006)
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Plot: SECTION #16-B SITE #282
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Record added: Mar 23, 2010
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Veteran; United States Army Nurse Corps serving the USA in North Africa, Italy, Germany and France before her unit was divided for the Pacific tour of duty.|
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