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Samuel S. Brown, Jr.

October 20, 1934 – October 15, 2014

Samuel S. Brown, Jr., age 79, of Landenberg, PA, passed away peacefully at the Heartland Hospice House on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.

Born in Wilmington, DE on October 20, 1934, Samuel was the son of the late Samuel S. Brown and Edith Way Brown. He made his career as a mill worker for the NVF Company in Yorklyn and retired after many years of dedicated service.

In his leisure time, Samuel was an avid antique collector and was especially intrigued by old clocks. He also greatly enjoyed fishing. Samuel was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, K. Janette Brown; children, Russell Brown (Linda) of Colorado Springs, CO, Diana Best (Robert) of Yorklyn, DE, Douglas Brown of Landenberg, PA and Jeffrey Brown (Heather) of Newark, DE; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.
Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Samuel’s name be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 100 W. 10th Street, Suite 1002, Wilmington, DE 19801 or to the Heartland Hospice House, 256 Chapman Rd., Suite 102, Newark, DE 19702.

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  1. Mary Morgan, October 19, 2014

    Dear Jeff and family,
    My deepest sympathies to you and your family. I did not know your dad, but from stories that I was privileged to hear, he sounded like a wonderful man. May God be your strength during this difficult time and may your memories comfort you in the days and years to come.

  2. roseann dundon, October 20, 2014

    Dear Janette-
    I was sad to learn of Sam’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


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