Harry Joseph Brown, Jr.
October 15, 1941 - January 21, 2020
Harry Joseph Brown, Jr., age 78, of Lewes, DE, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
Born in Darby, PA on October 15, 1941, he was a son of the late Harry Brown, Sr. and Natalie Alice (Dick) Bowers. Harry graduated from Interboro High School and then enlisted in the U.S. Army where he proudly served his country during the Vietnam era. Following honorable discharge from the Army, he worked for various companies before starting his career at Eastern Airlines as a fueler at the Philadelphia International Airport.
He was an avid sports enthusiast, especially the Eagles and Phillies. Harry enjoyed travelling and visiting the beach. He was a proud mason. Harry’s adored his grandchildren and his fondest memories were made with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Eileen (Stephens) Brown; daughters, Karolyn Oliver (David) and Allison Markowski (Eric); brother, Harry L. Brown (Ann); cousin, Helyn Lappin (Reid); grandchildren, Eric Stewart (Justine), Harry Stewart, Marianne, Kenneth, Michael Oliver and Gavin and Seth Markowski; great granddaughters, Hannah and Charlotte Humbertson; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm on Monday, January 27, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 1:30 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Harry’s memory to American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.