BROWN, THOMAS F. Born December 6, 1922 in NYC the eldest child of Thomas and Mary Brown, Tom died Dec. 31, 2012 at the age of 90 surrounded by his family at home. Tom retired from Exxon after 37 years of service and went on to lead Public Service Marine for another 15 years. Upon retirement he earned a captains license and led chartered fishing trips on "His Goodness." He is survived by his wife, Janice after 66 years of marriage, his sons, Tom, Michael, Robert, and Paul and deceased sons Chris and Kevin and his daughter Katherine, daughters-in-law, Lisa and Kim, son-in-law, Steven, as well as seven wonderful grandchildren. Tom was a man of great faith, that faith and his life will be celebrated at Mary Star of the Sea, La Jolla on Saturday at 12 PM. Contributions in lieu of flowers, may be sent to Hand of Help c/o Fr. C. NormanPO Box 1406, Robstown TX 78380.

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Jan. 4, 2013