On August 30, 2014, John C. Brown, 83, of Plum, PA, passed away in UPMC-East, surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband for 59 years of Marjorie Brown; father of Joanne Crosby, James (Sharon) Brown, Sharon (Sheldon) Morris, and Robert Brown; he is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 22 great- grandchildren, and one great- great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Emily Brown; his son, Charles Brown; one brother; two sisters; and his great- granddaughter, Daniella Provenza. John was a graduate of St. Vincent Prep, a member of Holiday Park VFD and EMT, a longtime member of Our Lady of Joy Parish, Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree, The Holy Name Society, a U.S. Army Korean Conflict veteran, and a member of Slickville American Legion Post 18. Friends and family will be received in THE MAURICE L. KNEE FUNERAL HOME, LTD. (across from S&T Bank), 7663 Saltsburg Road, Plum, PA 15239 on Monday from 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Joy R.C. Church, Plum Boro.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Sept. 1 to Sept. 2, 2014