Jerry W. Brown, 69

Jerry W. Brown, 69, of Cherry Hill Rd., Ellwood City (North Sewickley Twp.) died unexpectedly on Monday, January 6, 2014 at his residence.

Born May 14, 1944 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Wayne H.and Ruth Linville Brown.

Jerry graduated from Lincoln High School in 1962. A Veteran of the US Air Force, he was stationed in Germany. Jerry worked for many banks in the area including, First National Bank, Reeves Bank in Beaver Fall, and People’s Home Savings in Ellwood City. He presently worked for the Lawyers Abstract of Beaver County. Jerry enjoyed golfing and was a former member of the Connequennesing Country Club. He was a member and past president of the former Jaycees Club in Ellwood City. He was also a member of the ELKS Club.

Survivors include his fiancé, Darla; a son, David (Robyn) Brown of Mc Donald, PA; a daughter, Kellie Gardner of Atlanta, Georgia; his former wife, H. Lorraine Brown; brother, Timothy (Karen) Brown of Arvada, Colorado; seven grandchildren, Abigayle and Parker Brown and Grace, Daniel, Russell, Conner, and Colten Gardner.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David L. Brown who was killed serving in the Marines during Vietnam.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday January 9, 2014 from 6 to 9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home from 10 until the time of the service at 11 am on Friday. Interment will follow in the Locust Grove Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

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8 thoughts on “Jerry W. Brown, 69

  1. Mike and I are so sorry for your loss, a loss for us as well, we have enjoyed working with Jerry as his pleasant disposition and wealth of knowledge in most subjects gave way to a entertaining time that made the job seem fun. We will miss Jerry, your family is in our prayers.

  2. I am so sorry for your loss. I would always say Hi to Jerry when I would get my mail or if we were both out cutting the grass or doing yard work. He was a quiet man and a good neighbor. We will miss seeing him. All of you are in our thoughts and our prayers.

  3. Bob has known Jerry since he worked at Reeves Bank in Koppel. He has helped us through the years. We consider him a good friend and send our sympathy to the Brown family. Bobby will miss him in his business endeavors and everyone will miss Jerry’s smile.

  4. Tim, I am sorry your family and Jerry’s has to endure this loss. I will always have fond memories of Joe’s and my good times with Jerry & Lorraine in our younger days. I never had the pleasure to meet Darla but please extend my best wishes. Hugs all around, Carol

  5. Jerry was a generous and funny neighbor on pershing street and a pleasure to know through years of association through work and at golf. He was a gentleman and considerate to me and my family thru the years. We hope these words of comfort and the love of your family around each of you eases your grief at this time.
    Stephanie and Andrea Hangst

  6. Dear Tim & Family, Just heard of Jerry’s passing. Sincere sympathy to all of you. Always have such loving memories from our childhood at Wiley Hill Baptist.

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