Obituary of Robert Brown
Robert C. Brown, 85 of Brooklyn, CT passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2018 at his home in Brooklyn, CT. He was born September 12, 1933 in Manchester, ME, son of the late Ernest and Grace (Blanched) Brown. Robert was the beloved husband of Arlene Mae (Brammer) Brown. They were married on August 27, 1955 in Youngstown, OH.
Robert served with the United States Navy as a Corpsman stationed in Portsmouth, NH. After the Navy, he worked in sales for the shoe industry and for Pervel Industries in Plainfield, CT as well as starting a business of his own. As a proud member of the community, he was involved with the Danielson Rotary club for many years including serving as president and receiving the Paul Harris Fellowship Award. Above all, he loved his family and spending time in his workshop crafting his loving creations for his family and friends.
Besides his wife Arlene, he leaves a daughter Karen Barbeau of Brooklyn, CT; a son Timothy Brown and his wife Linda of Brooklyn, CT; his grandchildren Brian Barbeau (Gina) of Canterbury, CT, Keith Barbeau of Attleboro Falls, MA, Dennie-Lynn Naprava (Robert) of Drums, PA, Jessica Brown of Putnam, CT, and Christina Brown (Andrew) of Brooklyn, CT; his sister Frieda Spitz of Poland, ME; his ten great grandchildren; also several nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by seven siblings.
A graveside service will be held on November 17th at 12 pm in Westfield Cemetery, Danielson, CT, with a reception to follow at the Imperial Room, Danielson, CT from 1 – 4. In lieu of flowers, the family is suggesting donations in Robert’s name to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund (curealz.org/outreach/in-memory/robert-c-brown/). Share a memory at www.gagnonandcostellofh.com.