Jennifer A. Brown, 40, of Orchard Lane, Jim Thorpe died Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the country of Qatar in the Middle East.
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Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of Robert E. and Mary (Butchko) Brown, with whom she resided prior to relocating to Qatar.A 1990 graduate of Jim Thorpe Area High School, she attained her teaching degree at Kutztown University and the American University of Washington, D.C.
- She was an elementary school teacher there since September.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jim Thorpe.
She enjoyed visiting the library with her niece Brianna and loved taking her nieces, Lilly and Leah, to feed the horses, and reading books to them. She loved her pets, Bear and Niki.
Surviving in addition to her parents are two sisters, Heather, wife of Jason Sharpiro, and Tricia, wife of Michael Snisky, both of Jim Thorpe; six nieces, Brittany, Lily, Quinn, Leah, Brianna and Olivia; and three nephews, Shane, Owen and Noah.
Service: Funeral service 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, Edward F. Melber Funeral Home, 524 Center St., Thorpe; Mass of the Christian Burial noon, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jim Thorpe, with Rev. Francis J. Baransky officiating. Interment, parish cemetery, Jim Thorpe. Call 6-8 p.m. Friday and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday. Contributions in her name may be made to the Dimmick Memorial Library, 54 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, Pa. 18229.