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Rose M. Brown


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Rose M. Brown Obituary
Rose M. Brown, 85, widow of Robert F. Brown Sr., a resident of Washington Avenue, died Thursday, May 11, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Born in Bennington on October 10, 1931 she was the daughter of the late Eugene D. and Matilda (LaFrancois) Betit. Rose received her education in the Bennington schools.

Rose and Bob were married on August 20, 1950 at Sacred Heart Church in Bennington. Bob died May 24, 2015.

In earlier years Rose was employed at Thomson Manufacturing and Benn Mores. She later worked at the Union Carbide Corporation for 25 years until the time of her retirement.

Rose loved vacationing, playing Bingo and trips to the casino.

Survivors include four children, Robert F. (Mary Linda) Brown Jr. of Pownal, Allen Brown of Hershey, PA, Pamela (Bill) Toftness of Bennington, and James Brown (Norman White) of Montserrat; five grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Clarence Betit of Chesapeake, VA and a sister, Theresa Boutin of Bennington. Rose was predeceased by ten brothers and sisters.

SERVICES: The funeral will be held from the Mahar & Son Funeral Home Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with a prayer and from Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church at 11:00 a.m. where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 am.

Burial will take place in the family lot in St, Johns Cemetery in North Bennington.

Should friends desire memorial contributions in Rose Brown's memory may be made to the Renal Dialysis Unit at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington, VT 05201.

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Published in Bennington Banner on May 13, 2017
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