Thomas Brown Jr.

Thomas J. Brown Jr, 85, of Harpursville, N.Y., died unexpectedly on Sat. Dec. 8, 2012 at his home.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Leona Brown; four children, John Brown, Harpursville, Donna and David Butcher, Ken., Carol and Michael DeLucia, New Berlin, Diane & Carl Lloyd, N.Y., Pittsford, N.Y., eight grandchildren, Jessica, Christina, Heather, William, Carl, Michael, Monique and Shauna; several great grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Paul Gere, Montrose; brother and sister-in-law, William and Nance Brown, Brackney; sister-in-law, Eleanor Brown, Cicero, N.Y.; and also several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother, Robert Brown.

Thomas was a member of Ouaquaga United Methodist Church; owner/operator of Brown's Garage; and was a Navy Veteran of WW II.

Funeral Services will be held at the Ouaquaga United Methodist Church 2185 NY Rte. 79 on Thurs. at 11 a.m. Pastor Sue Shields will officiate. Burial will be in Knox Cemetery, Ouaquaga, N.Y., with military honors. The family will receive friends at the Osterhoudt - Madden Funeral Home, 69-71 Maple Street Harpursville on Wed. from 4 to 7 p.m. On-line condolences may be made at: www.omaddenfh.com

Published in Susquehanna County Independent from Dec. 12 to Dec. 18, 2012