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Dewey Brownell

1928 - 2015 HOOSICK FALLS, NY Dewey M. Brownell 87, passed away on Wednesday November 18, at the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Hoosick Falls surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Gertrude (McLean) Brownell who died on June 24, 2006. Dewey was born on February 29, 1928, in Cambridge, NY, son of Stuart and Ella (Waters) Brownell. As a child Dewey worked on his parents farm. He later entered the United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict from 1955-1957. He then worked for the Wood Flong in Hoosick Falls, Salem Farm Supply and the Town of Hoosick Highway Department, as a Equipment Operator until retiring. He was a member of the Tri-State Antique Tractor Club, Pioneer Fish and Game Club and the North Hoosick Fire Department. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, especially hunting deer and turkeys. Dewey liked to go camping with his family and going to antique tractor pulls. For many years Dewey also enjoyed going to his granddaughters soccer, basketball and softball games. Survivors include his sons, Dennis (Debbie) Brownell of Eagle Bridge and Dean (Audrey) Brownell of North Hoosick, his grandchildren, Leslie, Jean and Lynn Brownell all of Eagle Bridge. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be Wednesday November 25 at 10a.m. from the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Burial will follow the service at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge, NY. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 to 8p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to either the North Hoosick Fire Department or the Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad through the funeral home.
Published in Bennington Banner from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2015
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