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Paula Jane Brown

October 30, 2015 - August 10, 1932

Paula Jane Brown, age 83, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2015.

A native Delawarean, Paula Jane was born on August 10, 1932, and was the daughter of the late J. Russell and Emily A. (Whittaker) Sutton. She graduated with the class of 1950 at P.S. Dupont High School. After high school, Paula Jane worked as a lab technician at the Hercules Powder Company from 1950 until 1955. She then went on to work as a retail sales clerk at John Wanamakers at the Augustine Cut-Off.

In her leisure time, Paula Jane enjoyed making ceramics, knitting and crocheting. She was a devoted and longtime member to St. Joseph on the Brandywine Parish.

Paula Jane is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Joseph J. Brown, Jr.; daughter, Jennifer Jane Brown (David Sewell) of Wilmington, DE; and granddaughter, Emily Patricia Brown.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, November 5, 2015, at St. Joseph on the Brandywine R.C. Church, 10 Old Church Rd, Greenville, DE 19807, where a visitation will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to St. Joseph on the Brandywine at the address above.

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  • Joe, Jennifer and Emily, I am so sorry for the loss of your wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Brown always had a smile and a kind word each and every time I saw her. My thought and prayers are with you as you go through this pain and sorrow. I’m so sorry I can’t be there to show my support only because my husband is having surgery that morning. I will keep you in my prayers.

    Sincerely,
    Gladie Brogan

  • Joe, I’m so very sorry for your tremendous loss. I regret that I did not have the privilege of knowing Paula Jane, but I know that she was a wonderful lady. I pray for strength to sustain you, and I hope your lifetime of memories will comfort you now. Jim

  • Sorry for your loss I will keep you in my prayers.

  • I am so sorry for your loss.