CHESTER Z. BROWN(1913 - 2013)

BROWN, Chester Z. Died on October 7, 2013. He was in his 101st year of life. Chester was born on June 28, 1913 in Cambridge, MA. He received his BS from Boston University and his MBA from Harvard University. He worked as a salesman and sales manager for the Kendall Company. Chester loved boating, fishing and living by the ocean. He and his wife, Elsie Copeland, of 66 years lived for many years in Annisquam, MA and the Florida Keys. Chester was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Copeland Brown, and his son Christopher Brown. He is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Thaxter and her husband Schuyler of Hingham, MA, daughter-in-law, Susan Brown, of Kittery, Maine and 4 Grandchildren: Laura McNeice of Scituate, MA and Joshua Thaxter of Asheville, NC, Eric Brown and Ethan Brown of Wellesley, MA, and 8 Great Grandchildren who he loved keeping in touch with. The immediate family and relatives will gather in his memory privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nature Conservancy, 4245 North Fairfax, Arlington, VA 22203.
Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 13, 2013