Robert Francis Brown
Aberdeen - Robert Francis Brown (age 57), of Aberdeen, NJ passed away at RWJ Hospital on April 24, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Brooklyn, NY & moved to Hazlet, NJ during his childhood. Robert remained a resident of the Monmouth County area throughout his life. Robert was a skilled carpenter & ran his own business for many years. He was a proud member of Local Union 157 - NYC Carpenters Union, from which he retired several years ago.
Robert was a fun-loving, quick-witted & adventurous man. He enjoyed spending time with his family & friends & kept everyone laughing. He was the guy everyone called when they needed a home repair or renovation. He loved a good party & riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles. He will be greatly missed by many, including his large family, many friends & two dogs.
Robert was predeceased by his father, Francis Robert (Bobby) Brown, his daughter, Donna Brown, his sister, Patricia Kenny & his brother-in-law, Raymond O'Brien.
Robert is survived by his doting mother, Mary Ann Brown, his sisters, Barbara O'Brien, Kathleen (Mark) Adlard, Mary Ann (John) Franklin, his brothers, Danny (Diane), Peter (June), Gene (Sissy), Timmy (Kim), Kevin (Freda) & Dennis (Jennifer) & his brother-in-law, Liam Kenny.
He is also survived by his children, Robyn, Samantha & Robert "Jake" Brown & grandchildren, Tianna, Patrick & Ky. Jake was the light of Robert's life during the past twelve years. He had an especially close relationship with his granddaughter, who he lovingly referred to as "little b****." He is also survived by his devoted girlfriend, Yvette Cotter, & a host of nieces, nephews & other extended family members.
Services will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Evergreen Funeral Home, 1735 Rt. 35, Middletown from 2:00 - 4:00 pm & 6:00 - 8:00 pm & a funeral mass on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 9:30 am at St. Catherine's Church, 110 Bray Ave, Middletown. Robert will be laid to rest at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Middletown, with his father & sister nearby to watch over him. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Robert's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Published by Asbury Park Press from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2021.