Elaine Taylor Brown
ELAINE TAYLOR BROWN Elaine Taylor Brown, age 82, of New Castle, DE, passed away at home on Saturday, January 22, 2011. Born in Wilmington, DE, the third daughter of the late James and Helen Taylor, Elaine graduated from Conrad High School in 1945. She later worked for the Hall of Records at the DuPont Company before her marriage to Fred E. Brown, a former marine and a supervisor for DuPont, who died in 1996. An avid sports fan, Elaine was active as a booster of football and wrestling at William Penn High School for many years. She was devoted to her husband, children and grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by her son, James P. Brown. She is survived by five of her six children, Thomas E. of Newark, DE and his wife, Sarah E., their three sons, James E., Samuel E., and Michael E., and grandson, Christian H.; Kathleen B. Simpson of Bear, DE, and her husband, Leoance W.; Dr. Donald M. of New Haven, CT, and his wife, Dr. Mary E. and their daughter, Kajsa D. of Elmhurst, NY; Gerald S. of New Castle, DE, and Eric K. of New Castle, DE; sister, Dorothy L. Garvey of Lewes, DE and her husband, Richard; eleven nieces and nephews; and several cousins. A private funeral service will be held for immediate family. In lieu of flowers the family has suggested donations be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713.