Marilou Brown, 86

Marilou Brown, 86, of North Sewickley Twp., Beaver Falls passed away Saturday, April 5, 2019 at Providence Care Center.

Born September 13, 1932 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Pearl Gallaher Boots. She was married to her loving husband, Robert Lee Brown for 65 years. He survives.

Marilou very much enjoyed her many years of service as a child care assistant in the nursery department at McGuire Memorial Home. She loved her country and enjoyed assisting the Yellow Ribbon Girls make care packages for our Troops. She also enjoyed life on their farm in North Sewickley Twp. and taking her dog, Pani for long walks in the fields. Marilou loved the Lord Jesus and was an active long standing member of the Union Goodwill Church in Ellwood City.

In addition to her husband, Bob, survivors include a son, Steven “Craig” Brown of Cranberry Twp.; daughter, Sherree May of Ellwood City; daughter in law, Terri Brown of Franklin Twp.; and brother, Harry Boots of Ellwood City. Also surviving are ten grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren which she loved and adored.

She was preceded in death and now reunited with her parents, son, Scott Brown, sister, Wilma Steffler, brother, Henry “Bud” Boots and grandson, Brandon Zimmerman.

Family and friends will gather on Saturday April 13, 2019 from 11 am until the time of the Celebration of Life Service at 1 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Pastor Paul Moore of the Union Goodwill Church will officiate.

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4 thoughts on “Marilou Brown, 86

  1. Uncle Bob, Craig, Sherree and families, So sorry for your loss. I have many good memories of Aunt Marilou. I can still see her coming to visit Grandma and Grandpap and bringing along her canned milk for her tea.
    She was truly the kindest person I ever knew

  2. Marilou was one of the most sweetest people you would ever want to meet, she always had a smile for everyone. We are all so very blessed to have been able to be a part of her life. Marilou enjoy all of the desserts you want in you heavenly home. You will be missed Love you

  3. Aunt Marilou was the gentlest, kindest, sweetest woman I have ever known. She had such a beautiful smile and a twinkle in her eye. I loved spending the night at Uncle Bob’s and Aunt Marilou’s. The house was always filled with love and laughter. I will truly miss her. Thoughts and prayers to Uncle Bob, Craig, Sherree and their families.

  4. I am so sorry to hear of Marilou’s passing. She was a very kindhearted woman and will be greatly missed by many. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone during this very sad time.

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