|Birth: ||May 3, 1932|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 2012|
Eloise Arlene Driscoll Brown went home to be with the Lord on June 19, 2012. She died at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 3, 1932 in Forksville, Sullivan County, Pa. a daughter of the late Fred and Harriett (McCarty) Driscoll.
Eloise was a 1950 graduate of Loyalsock High School, Estella, Pa and a 1955 graduate of Houghton College, Houghton, NY, where she majored in Christian Education. Eloise worked for several years at the Office of Children and Youth in Sullivan County, Pa. She later completed her teaching certificate and received a master's degree from Mansfield College, Mansfield, Pa. Eloise taught kindergarten in Sullivan County, and third grade at Russell Elementary School in Russell, Pa from 1968 until her retirement in 1997.
Eloise was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and loved spending time with her family. She was a devout Christian woman who loved the Lord with all of her heart and taught Sunday School for many years. She loved art, painting several lovely oil paintings and beautiful china paintings. She was a talented cake decorator, using her talents to create the cakes for both of her daughters weddings and numerous birthday cakes for family parties. Eloise also loved gardening, bird watching, especially hummingbirds, canning, baking and holding her beloved kitties.
Eloise is survived by her husband of nearly 60 years, Richard M. Brown, whom she met at Houghton College. They were married on September 5, 1932 at Millview Wesleyan Church, Forksville, Sullivan County, Pa.
Surviving are two daughters, Dale Ann (Wolf-Dieter) Krahn, Jamestown, NY and Nadean (Randall) Huck, Russell, Pa; seven grandchildren, Julie (Joe) Irons, Lakewood, NY, David (Nikki) Long, Youngsville, Pa, Ja-ney Long, Pittsburgh, Pa, Laura Long, Pittsfield, Pa, Jennifer Huck, Russell, Pa, Jason (Misty) Huck, Russell, PA, and Kari (Clin-ton) Salapek, Russell, Pa; four great-grandchildren, Jayla Long, Brayden Long, Jack Irons, and Ryan Huck as well as three pre-born great-grandchildren that will be joining the family soon.
Also surviving are on brother, Marvin (Jule) Driscoll, Canton, Pa, one sister Doris Wells, Houghton, NY, and a sister-in-law Elaine Lydick, Pleasantville, Pa as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Eloise was preceded in death by an infant grand-daughter, Julie Nadean Huck, three brothers Carl Driscoll, Wayne Driscoll, and Dale Driscoll; and two sisters, Marion Driscoll McCarty and Marguerite Driscoll Pardoe.
Pine Grove Cemetery
Created by: Kathy Sloan
Record added: Jul 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93486701
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