Warren Rockwell Brown, age 96, a lifelong resident of Avon, died peacefully July 11, 2013 at Good Samaritan Medical Center with his son Allan by his side. Born on July 27, 1916 in Avon to the late Blanche and Harry Brown, he was a graduate of Brockton High School Class of 1934, Norwich University as 2nd Lt U.S. Army Class of 1938; he received a Masters Degree in Education from Bridgewater State College in 1950 and spent many years teaching in Mansfield, Brockton, Whitman and Bridgewater. He loved to golf until the age of 80 and he and his wife Claire enjoyed traveling every state in the U.S. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Claire E. (Olson) Brown; one son Allan R. Brown and daughter-in-law Barbara; granddaughters Gretchen C. Terrio and Shelley Vacca; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. All are welcome to his funeral service on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Avon Baptist Church, 119 North Main St., Avon and burial at Avon Cemetery. Calling hours respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Avon Baptist Church. Visit www. waittfuneralhome.com or call 508-583-7272.
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Published in The Enterprise on July 13, 2013