Aug. 2, 1934 - June 15, 2013
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SOUTH BEND - Dorothy Jane Brown, 78, of South Bend, passed away at 6:20 pm Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Morningside Nursing & Memory Care, South Bend. She was born on August 2, 1934 in Muncie, IN to the late Charles C. and Frances (Drake) Grover. Dorothy has lived in South Bend since 1972, coming from Merrillville, IN. She retired after ten years of service, as the manager of Milady Shop in South Bend. On November 19, 1955, in Muncie, IN, she married Hugh D. Brown who survives. She is also survived by her daughter, Deborah Pisowicz of Scottsdale, AZ; sons, Hugh D. (Ann) Brown, Jr. of Osceola, IN & Gregory (Lisa) Brown of Tampa, FL; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Susan Nelson of Auburn, IN; brother, James Grover of Granbury, TX, and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Jill White and sisters, Charlotte Vandergriff and Mary Catherine Dance. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at the Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan Street, South Bend. The family will receive relatives and friends for one hour prior to services. Southlawn Cremation Services and Palmer Funeral Home is serving the family. Contributions in memory of Dorothy may be donated to Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana, 922 E. Colfax Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617, or The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 E. 56th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022. Online condolences may be sent to the Dorothy Jane Brown family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published in South Bend Tribune on June 18, 2013