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Pamela A. Brown, retired Ingersoll Rand finance director

April 28, 1952 - Jan. 19, 2017

Pamela A. Brown, a retired accountant, died Thursday morning in the Cleveland Clinic after a brief illness.

Born Pamela A. Martlock in Snyder, Mrs. Brown was one of five children of the late Otto Martlock and Irene (Krempholtz).

A graduate of Amherst High School, she earned an associate's degree from Erie Community College, then worked for the telephone company for a few years before taking time off to raise her children. When they became school age, Mrs. Brown returned to college, earning a business management accounting degree with honors from the University at Buffalo.

She started in working in accounting at Joy Manufacturing on Broadway in Cheektowaga. She never changed jobs, but the company changed names through the years, becoming Ingersoll Rand. She retired in July as finance director.

Mrs. Brown is survived by her husband of 44 years, of Allan L. Brown; a daughter, Colleen DaDura; and a son, Kevin Brown.

Mrs. Brown was a devout Catholic. She enjoyed traveling and was devoted to her grandchildren, John "Jack", Madelyn and Katherine DaDura and Grady and Camden Brown.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Christ the King Church, 30 Lamarck Drive, where she was a longtime parishioner.

-- Anne Neville






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