GOFFSTOWN - Jacqueline M. Brown, 82, of Goffstown, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Dec. 17, 2012.
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She was born in Thetford, Vt., on May 4, 1930, the daughter of Kenneth and Margaret (MacMillian) Trussell. Jackie was a care provider for her five brothers while growing up and cared for her mother in her later years.
She was joined in marriage with James F. Brown on June 4, 1952, in Fairlee, Vt. They lived in several states while Jim was serving in the United States military, eventually settling and raising a family in Hooksett. She loved to cook and enjoyed the Red Sox and loved being a wife and mother to her three children.
She is survived by a daughter, Linda J. Brown of Manchester and a son, Gary F. Brown and his wife, Victoria of Manchester; three grandchildren, Anthony, Stephanie and Andrew Brown; three brothers, Robert, Paul and Larry Trussell; several great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim in 1992; a son, Larry in 1974; and two brothers, Roger and Bruce Trussell.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, with the funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. in Goodwin Funeral Home, 607 Chestnut St., Manchester.A spring burial will be held in Martin's Ferry Cemetery, Hooksett.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
, MA/NH Chapter, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, Mass. 02472 or to the Animal Rescue League of N.H., 545 Route 101, Bedford 03110-4711.
Please visit www.goodwinfh.com to sign the online guest book.
Goodwin Funeral Home
607 Chestnut Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Dec. 19, 2012