Carl B. Brown, 75, of 58 South Gate Road, passed away Wednesday (Feb. 29, 2012) at the Bradford Manor, surrounded by his loving wife and daughter.
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Born March 29, 1936, in Olean, N.Y., he was the son of the late Cecil and Wilma Simar Brown. On June 2, 1964, in Bradford, he married Gloria Brown, who died June 28, 1983, and later on June 6, 1998, he married Joyce Bennett-Ostrander Brown, who survives.
Mr. Brown was a 1954 graduate of Bradford High School and attended the University of Buffalo, N.Y. He had worked at Corning Glass. He entered the U.S. Air Force on May 14, 1957, and was honorably discharged on May 13, 1963. He returned to the area and again worked for Corning Glass. He later was employed at Brown & Son Oil Co., then self-employed at Brown & Brown Oil. He had also owned and operated Brown Beer & Beverage.
He was a very benevolent man in the community and will be sadly missed.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Samantha Brown Gutshall; three grandchildren, Amanda Gutshall, Stephanie Gutshall and Robert J. Gutshall; and one great-granddaughter, Brielle Gutshall.
Family will be receiving friends from 10 to 11 a.m. March 17 in the First United Methodist Church, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Tom Verner, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to a
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era on Mar. 2, 2012