Linda L. Brown, 70, of Fountain Ave. Ellwood City passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at UPMC Passavant Hospital in McCandless Twp. following a brief illness.
Born September 28, 1946 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Nettie Collins Myers. She was married for 50 years to Dale A. Brown as they were married November 11, 1966. He survives.
Linda graduated from Lincoln High School in 1964. She had previously worked at Airway Industries, Shop and Save and the Butler Auto Auction. Linda was a faithful member of the First Church of God in Ellwood City. She enjoyed going on family camping trips and spending time with “Gabby”, her golden retriever. She also enjoyed attending parades and performances of the Syria Highlanders Pipe Band of which she was a member. Her most cherished time was spent with family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Dale, survivors include a daughter, Jodi L. (James) Goebel of Wampum; a son, William D. (Cindy Williams) Brown of Greensburg; a sister, Carol A. (Gary) Lough of New Castle; two sisters in law and their husbands, CynthiaA. (Henry) Glogowski of Gambrills, MD and Patricia R. (Randy) Chronister of Slippery Rock; a special aunt and uncle, Shirley and William Collins of Princeton; and three grandchildren, Jamie L. Goebel, Madison R. Brown and William D. Brown Jr.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday February 1 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 am with her pastor, Rev. Phil Conklin officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Herman Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to First Church of God, 1862 Mercer Rd. Ellwood City, PA 16117.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
“You’re gone from me, but in my memory we will always be together.”
Dale, Sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Dale, So surprised and sorry to learn of your loss of Linda. She was a bright shining light in my life in highschool. Haven’t seen you or her since and missed you both! Deepest sympathies to you and family.
Love you to the moon and back Kid!!! We are always together! Dale
DEAR JODY AND FAMILY, SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, BONNIE STABRYLA
Dear Dale and family, I am so sorry and my heart aches for you. Linda has been escorted by angels up to the throne. I will never forget her smile. Love you.
Dale I am so sorry for your loss. When you look at the sun, see her smile When you look at the stars, hear her laugh, when you look in your heart, she is always there. Love Aunt Cindy
Junior, I was so sorry to hear this news. Every time I think of Linda I remember her laugh. She had the best laugh! You have my deepest sympathies and you are all in my prayers.
Sincere sympathy for your loss, Linda was a great person and loved her family dearly. May the Lord’s perfect Peace be with you all! Much love to you!
So sorry to hear of fellow classmate Linda’s passing. I remember Linda as a sweet gal. My condolences to Dale and family.
I am so very sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. You both had an amazing love story and marriage all these years. Please know that I will hold you and your family in my prayers and thoughts. You have my most profound sympathy at this time of great sorrow.
I just saw this post. Carol and Patty, I am so sorry for your the loss of your loved one. You are in my thoughts and prayers. LaRae Scheidemantle
Dear Dale and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss in Linda’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers you and your family.
Nick and Trudi Manzo
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Diane Raffetto Hill
Jodi I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother I was reading the obituary and was surprised to see the things that matched my mother’s they both had 2 children a daughter who lives in Wampum and a son who lives in Greensburg and charitable donations to be made to there churches. I Know that we will both have memorable moments of our Mom’s to keep us both going on.
Thank everyone for the kind words, thoughts, caring, phone calls and prayers during the past couple of weeks. Linda’s passing is the most difficult event I have ever had to face. I don’t know how I would have gotten through it without the support of family and close friends. I love and appreciate each and every one of you! My family and friends are the VERY BEST! Dale
Dale, So sorry to here about Linda. It was quite a shock, You have our deepest sympathy. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Barb & Don Kuzma
Donna joins me in mourning Linda’s passing. She was a nice lady and a great classmate as were you. Both you and her were great neighbors. Our prayers for you are going out.