|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1910|
|Death: ||Oct. 9, 2011|
Marie C. Brown, of Hanover, passed peacefully, October 9, 2011, in New Oxford. She was the loving wife of Ira Royce Brown, who died March 29, 1976.
She was born March 1, 1910, in Littlestown, the daughter of the late Willis Ammon and Cora Mae (Renner) Staley.
Mrs. Brown was the oldest member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, Hanover, where she was a member since the age of 13, and she retired from Sylvania Shoe in 1972 after 15 years of service.
In 1979, she went back to school and received her GED.
She was a member of the YMCA study club and the Hanover AARP. Mrs. Brown lived independently in her own home until two weeks shy of her 100th birthday. Church, family, and friends were her life. She enjoyed quilting, board games, card playing, word puzzles, and traveling. She made many trips to Florida, driving herself until well into her 90's.
She is survived by her children, Charles A. Brown and wife, Elaine of Hanover, Lewis E. Brown and fiancée, Marilyn Miller of Summerfield, FL, Robert L. Brown and wife, Susan of Mesa, AZ, Philip A. Brown and wife, Nancy of Abbottstown, and Michael G. Brown and wife, Nancy of Hanover; half-sister, Ruth C. Stayman of York; daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Brown of Wildwood, FL; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Ira R. Brown, Jr.; infant daughter, Barbara Brown; grandsons, Roy Brown and Jeffrey Brown; and daughter-in-law, Joann Brown.
A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Brown will be held October 15, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Hanover, with the Rev. Kirk Griffin officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover.
Ira Royce Brown (1904 - 1976)*
Irene Rosella Brown (1928 - 1928)*
Raymond Brown (1929 - 1929)*
Barbara Elizabeth Brown (1932 - 1933)*
Mount Olivet Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 11, 2011
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~ May you rest in Heavenly peace always Mrs. Brown ~|
~ Lisa ~
Added: Oct. 11, 2011