Monday, August 22, 2016, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Mass of Christian Burial:
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 10:30am
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA
Rev. V. David Foradori, Pastor, as celebrant
Burial with committal and military honors rendered by Greenville VFW Post #3374 in St. Michael Cemetery.
Joseph E. Brown, age 80, of S. Good Hope Rd., W. Salem Twp., passed away at 11:30 PM Thursday evening, August 18, 2016 in St. Paul's.
Mr. Brown was born in Greenville on September 14, 1935 to John M. and Elva (Jaxtheimer) Brown. He was a 1953 graduate of St. Michael High School and had served in the U.S. Army from 1957-1960. He was employed at the former Greenville Tube Corp, Bessemer & Lake Erie Rail Road and retired from the Purchasing Department at what is now UPMC Horizon Greenville.
He was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, B.P.O.E. #145, and the Italian Home Club, all of Greenville. Joe was an avid NASCAR and Pittsburgh Steelers Fan and during his younger years he enjoyed hunting and riding motorcycles.
Joe is survived by two sons, Edward A. Brown and his wife Lori of Louisville, KY and Douglas R. Brown of Bradfordsville, KY, two sisters, Helen McDonald of Greenville and Nancy Reash and her husband Howard of Toledo, OH, three brothers, Leo Brown and his wife Sally of Jamestown, Robert Brown of Greenville, and Gerald Brown and his wife Helen of Greenville, two grandchildren, Hayden Brown and Hayley Brown, and his companion, Sherry Brown.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Joni Renee Brown, five sisters, Geanne Reuff, Martha Mayer, Rita McCann, Catherine Williams, and Mary Brown, and two brothers, James Brown and John Brown.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael School Endowment Fund, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125.
Bob & Family,
I’m so very sorry for your loss. Joe was a special kind of a guy. He always made everyone feel better about themselves. He always had a smile on his face.
He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.