Calling Hours:
Friday, April 29, 2016, 11:00am-1:00pm
Loutzehiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenvile, PA

Funeral Service:
Frida, April 29, 2016, 1:00pm
Loutzehiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenvile, PA
Rev. Paul Mitchell, officiating

Burial with committal will be in Shenango Valley Cemetery

Velva V. Brown, age 94, formerly of Saul Ave., Hempfield Twp., passed away at 1:06 PM on Sunday, April 24, 2016 in White Cliff Health and Rehabilitation Center. 

She was born in Greenville on January 18, 1922 to George H. and Cora Mae (Schreffler) Leonard.  She was a 1939 graduate of Penn High School and had been a Homemaker as well as working as a Nurses Aide for ten years at White Cliff Nursing Home.

She was a member of Old Salem United Methodist Church, where she was active with the ladies bible study and the senior saint’s bible study group.  She had also been a member of the American Legion Post #140 Ladies Auxiliary and during her younger years she enjoyed traveling, water skiing, and bowling.

On June 28, 1939 she married Paul V. Brown, he passed away on March 6, 1976.  Also preceding her in death are her parents, two daughters, Joyce Brown and Judy Brown, a brother, Harry A. Leonard, and a sister, Esther D. Herdering.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Old Salem United Methodist Church 1031 Methodist Rd. Greenville, PA 16125.

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  1. Jodi (Kosar) Hanna Jodi (Kosar) Hanna
    April 26, 2016    

    I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Velva’s passing. She was always a part of my family. She will never be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Aunt Velva will always have a place in my heart. Love to the entire family

  2. Shelby Snyder Shelby Snyder
    April 26, 2016    

    With deepest sympathy in the loss of your Aunt. May you keep wonderful memories of her and with her close to your heart. ❤️

  3. gary& lucy wheaton gary& lucy wheaton
    April 26, 2016    

    sorry for your lost tracey, you are in our thoughts

  4. David G. Eakin Lake Worth Fl David G. Eakin Lake Worth Fl
    April 26, 2016    

    I had lost track of Velva over the years. My father ( Chester Q. Eakin) was best friends with Skinny ( Harold and Cora) Leonard. I spent many afternoons as a child talking with Joyce and enjoying her company and learning . The angel in Velva gave her such abilities in the care of Joyce and making the very most of Joyce’s time on earth. My Dad had built a Doll House that was at the level of her bed and when I would visit she would want to rearrange the furniture. I have cherished those memories all of my life, and I am a better person for having known Joyce and her Mother. I will pray for the repose of Velva’s soul as she enters the gates of heaven to join the faithful departed.

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