ALLENE C. BROWN FORMERLY OF MERRILLVILLE AND CROWN POINT, IN Allene C. Brown (nee Novak), age 67 of Warrenville, IL formerly of Merrillville and Crown Point, IN passed away on June 18, 2013 following a long struggle with cancer. Allene was a graduate of Merrillville High School class of 1963 and graduated from the Indiana University Methodist Hospital School of Nursing. She also received her MBA from Notre Dame. Allene spent the majority of her career managing Southlake and Northlake Methodist Hospitals' Emergency Departments. She was most recently in charge of the gastrointestinal lab at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL. Allene was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She will be greatly missed. Allene was preceded in death by her husband, G. Wayne Brown; and parents, Albert and Martha Novak. She is survived by her son, Justin (Christina) Brown; sister, Janice (William) Rimer; grandchildren: Jack and Madison Brown; and scores of loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and friends. Friends may visit with Allene's family on Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN. Funeral services will take place on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. directly at St. Joan of Arc Church, 200 E. 78th Ave. Merrillville, IN. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the new Ronald McDonald House near Cadence Health-Central DuPage Hospital. go to - www.rmhccni.org\cadence for donation information. www.burnsfuneral.com
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Burns Funeral Home & Crematory
Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times on June 20, 2013