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Jeremiah Earl "Jerry" Brown


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Jeremiah Earl "Jerry" Brown Obituary
Jeremiah "Jerry" Earl Brown

AGE: 94 • Spring Lake

Jerry E. Brown, age 94, passed away peacefully December 10, 2016. He was born in Manhattan, New York on February 23, 1922. He grew up in Englewood, New Jersey, attended Manhattan Prep School in Riverdale, New York, and then attended Notre Dame University. In his senior year at Notre Dame he enlisted in the U.S. Army serving our country in World War II. After the war, he returned to Notre Dame graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce. Jerry was a lifetime member of the New York Athletic Club, a lifetime member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, past Commander of the N.Y.A.C. American Legion Post 754, past president of the Spring Lake Bath & Tennis Club, board member of the Spring Lake Golf Club, partner of the tax accounting firm of Allen and Brown, and a devout member of St Catharine's Parish in Spring Lake, New Jersey. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Caroline and is survived by his children and their spouses: Jerry E. Brown Jr., Carol Brown Daniels, David Brown and Ann, Kathleen Brown McVoy and Paul, Paul Brown and Cindy, and Patricia Brown Damon and Craig; sisters Emily Brown Himelsteib and Susan Brown Roschen; thirteen grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. Jerry was an avid golfer and a big fan of the New York Football Giants and baseball's New York Yankees. He will be remembered as a happy and loving father, a wise and inspiring mentor, quiet and compassionate, accepting and fair, a life saver, humble, generous, and always on time. He was dedicated to his family and many friends, to his career in the accounting profession, and to God and his faith. The family will receive friends at O'Brien's Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Road, Wall, New Jersey, 07719 on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 4pm to 8pm. A mass will be celebrated at St. Catharine's Church, Spring Lake, NJ, Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jerry's name to , P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142 Memphis, TN 38101. For more information or to send condolences please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 12, 2016
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