|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1923|
Rhode Island, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 2011|
Daughter of Harold James Brow and Mona Glendine Seavey.
Married 15 May 1948 at the Church of the Ascension, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island to Douglas Winslow Fields Jr.
To their union was born a daughter, Leslie W Fields.
Published by U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection.
Glendine Brow Fields, a long-time resident of Scituate, passed peacefully 1 September 2011 at her home in Scituate.
Born in Providence RI, daughter of Harold J. Brow (Ret. Lt. Cmdr – USN) and Mona Seavey Brow. Her father was a pioneer naval aviator who broke the world speed record in a Navy Curtis Racer in 1923 and made the first night landing on the aircraft carrier USS Langley.
Mrs. Fields grew up in Providence, graduating from Classical High School in 1942 and went on to attend Syracuse University, graduating in 1946. She was married to Douglas W. Fields, Jr. in 1948 and moved to Scituate in 1951.
Glen was always active in the community, serving on the Book Committee of the then Allen Memorial Library; a charter member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church; charter member and past president of the Scituate Arts Association; chairwoman of the Annual Arts Festival for several years and also a co-founder of the Gourmet Guild.
During the 1960's, she was also a member of the League of Women Voters and chaired their fundraising event, The Scituate House Tour for many years. Also a member of the Doric Dames giving guided tours of the State House in Boston.
She joined the Scituate Garden Club and helped establish the Wild Flower Garden at the Mann House in the 1980's and was active in the Scituate Historical Society along with her husband Douglas W. Fields at the Cudworth House and the Maritime Museum.
She is survived by her daughter Leslie W. Fields of Scituate, a brother Edward D. Gravell of Kentucky; 2 nephews David and Ernest Rathbun of R.I. and several grand nephews and nieces. Internment will be at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge.
Friends and family are invited to attend memorial visitation at the Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, 382 First Parish Rd, Scituate, on Thursday, Sept. 8th from 6PM to 9PM. Memorial Funeral Service will be held on Friday, Sept. 9th at 10a.m. in St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 465 First Parish Rd, Scituate. Burial will be private. For directions or to leave condolences, please visit www.richardsongaffeyfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Glendine's name to the Scituate Historical Society, 43 Cudworth Rd, Scituate, MA 02066.
Harold James Brow (1894 - 1982)
Douglas Winslow Fields (1923 - 2000)*
Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 13, 2011
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