Robert C. Brown

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BROOKLYN, Conn. - Robert C. Brown, 85, of Brooklyn, Conn., passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 1, 2018 at his home in Brooklyn. He was born Sept. 12, 1933 in Manchester, Maine, son of the late Ernest and Grace (Blanched) Brown. Robert was the beloved husband of Arlene Mae (Brammer) Brown. They were married on Aug. 27, 1955 in Youngstown, Ohio.Robert served with the United States Navy as a Corpsman stationed in Portsmouth, N.H. After the Navy, he worked in sales for the shoe industry and for Pervel Industries in Plainfield, Conn., as well as starting a business of his own. As a proud member of the community, he was involved with the Danielson Rotary club for many years including serving as president and receiving the Paul Harris Fellowship Award. Above all, he loved his family and spending time in his workshop crafting his loving creations for his family and friends. Besides his wife Arlene, he leaves a daughter, Karen Barbeau of Brooklyn, Conn.; a son, Timothy Brown and his wife, Linda, of Brooklyn, Conn.; his grandchildren, Brian Barbeau (Gina) of Canterbury, Conn., Keith Barbeau of Attleboro Falls, Mass., Dennie-Lynn Naprava (Robert) of Drums, Pa., Jessica Brown of Putnam, Conn., and Christina Brown (Andrew) of Brooklyn, Conn.; his sister, Frieda Spitz of Poland, Maine; his 10 great-grandchildren; also several nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by seven siblings.A graveside service will be held on Nov. 17 at 12 p.m., in Westfield Cemetery, Danielson, Conn., with a reception to follow at the Imperial Room, Danielson, Conn., from 1-4 p.m. Share a memory at www.gagnonandcostellofh.com.In lieu of flowers, the family is suggesting donations in Robert's name to the:Cure Alzheimer's Fund(curealz.org/outreach/in-memory/robert-c-brown/)

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Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home and Cremation Service
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Published in Central Maine on Nov. 6, 2018
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