Friday, February 13, 2009

My Father's Obituary

BROWN, JOHN Y. JR., 84, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2009, with his family at his side and returned to his Heavenly Father. He was a Navy veteran who proudly served his country in World War II. John was preceded in death by his parents, John Brown Sr. and Teresa Calvert; his sister, Val Chimel; and a great granddaughter, Grace Lueken. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Ruby J. Brown; six children, Michael W. Brown (Denise), Carolyn S. Roberts of New York, NY, Kenneth L. Brown (Marcella), Sherry M. Castagno (Philip), William M. Brown (Karen), and Robert L. Brown Sr; a sister, Sareta Young; 14 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. His funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation is 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. Friday at Arch L. Heady Westport Road. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mass of The Air, 508 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville, KY 40207 and the Alzheimer's Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Ste 401, Louisville, KY 40205.

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