Robert Brown

Robert L. Brown

1931 - 2012

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Robert L. Brown North Chemung; Age 81, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, February 25, 2012. Bob passed away at home in the company of his loving family. He was born in Elmira on January 8, 1931, son of the late Leo J. and Julia (Spirawk) Brown. Bob was predeceased by his brother Francis in 1999 and grandson Christopher David Brown in 2002. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Delores Martin Brown; son R. Michael Brown of North Chemung with children Allison and Susan and fiancée Molly Rumbarger, with her daughters, Casey and Devon; daughter Debra C. Banks of North Chemung with daughters, Jennifer, Lindsey and Kaylee; son and daughter-in-law Daniel P. and Mary Brown of Horseheads with children, Alexander and Alicia; son David A. Brown of Corning with children, Alan and Julia and fiancée Liz Chirico; great grandchildren, Maleah Banks, Keaira Frost, Lilly Gentry and Ethan Brown; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Alfred M. and Jeanne Martin of Wellsburg, James Walker of North Chemung; aunt Helen Spirawk of Elmira Heights; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a carpenter by trade. Bob loved hunting, fishing, skeet and trap shooting. He served the Town of Baldwin for over 25 years as a councilman and youth director. Bob was a hunter safety instructor for a number of years. He was a member of the N.R.A., Sullivan Trail Rod & Gun Club, Trap Shooters Association, Chemung County Federation of Sportsmen, Baldwin Fire Department, Horseheads American Legion and former member of Fur, Fin and Feather. "Brownie" loved spending summers on Lamoka Lake and enjoyed the company of his many friends there. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Monday, February 27, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 6:15 p.m. Military honors will be accorded at the end of the funeral service. Committal prayers and interment will take place on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 12:00 noon in North Chemung Cemetery on the Breesport-North Chemung Road. Donations in Bob's memory may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Rd, Corning NY 14830 or the Town of Baldwin Fire Department, 460 Breesport-North Chemung Road, Lowman NY 14861.
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Monday
27
February

Visitation

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, February 27, 2012
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Monday
27
February

Funeral Service

6:15 pm
Monday, February 27, 2012
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Service Time: 06:15 PM
Tuesday
28
February

Interment at: North Chemung Cemetery

12:01 pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
North Chemung Cemetery
Breesport-North Chemung Rd.
Lowman, New York, United States