Eugenia Brown

Eugenia L. Brown

1923 - 2010

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Eugenia L. Brown "Jean" Age 86, of Elmira, died at her home, with her loving husband by her side, on Friday May 28, 2010. Jean was born November 30, 1923, daughter of William and Ellen (Frost) Good. She is predeceased by her parents, step-father Jackson Lawes, sister Margaret Rundall, and brother Jackson Lawes. Jean is survived by her husband of 60 years Dr. Sidney E. Brown; sons, with their families, Michael R. and Jacquelyn Brown of Elmira, with children, Melissa J. (Josua) Church, Nicholas E. Brown, and Catherine M. (Joseph) Melanson; David H. and Sandra Brown of Horseheads, with children Kimberly L. (Brian) Doty and Erica A. Brown; great-grandchildren, Logan M. Church and Maxwell J. Doty; sister and brother-in-law Mary Francis and Jack Burke of Lowman; brother Jerome Lawes of Horseheads; brother-in-law Theodore Rundall of New Jersey; of along with several nieces and nephews. Jean worked at the New York Telephone Company until her sons were born. She loved needlework and was a member of the American Needlework Guild. Years ago Jean would knit scarves and gloves that were sent to the Seamen's Church Institute of New York City and given to Merchant Marines. She was a member of the Elmira Country Club where she was a former president of the Ladies Golf Association. Jean had the distinction of scoring a hole in one on the old number 12 hole at the country club. She was a long time active member of Trinity Episcopal Church. Jean had a beautiful voice and sang in the church choir. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church with Rev. Dr. William C. Lutz officiating. Committal prayers and interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations in Jean's memory may be directed to either, Trinity Episcopal Church, 304 N. Main St., Elmira NY 14901 or Chemung County Alzheimer's Support Group, P.O. Box 588, Elmira NY 14902-0588.
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Tuesday
1
June

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Wednesday
2
June

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Trinity Episcopal Church
304 North Main Street
Elmira, New York, United States
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Wednesday
2
June

Interment at: Woodlawn Cemetery

12:00 pm
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Woodlawn Cemetery
1200 Walnut Street
New York, United States