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BROWN, Joseph G.
BROWN - Joseph G. Of Rochester, NY, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 at age 84. Son of the late William F. and Monica S. Brown of Batavia, NY. Also predeceased by his siblings, William F. Brown, Jr., John S. Brown, and Margaret R. Krantz. Survived by Marie Julianne Brown of East Amherst, NY and Sheila (Jerry) Place of Yarmouth Port, MA. Joe graduated cum laude from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY in 1955 and received a Master's Degree from Syracuse University in 1960. He was a member of the US Army and served in Korea, Germany, and Vietnam. His awards included the Army Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Vietnam Service Ribbon. After leaving the army, Joe worked in Data Processing at the Eastman Kodak Company and the Rochester City School District from which he retired in 1996. Joe also was a Meals on Wheels volunteer and did additional volunteer work at St. Mary's Church, Bethany House, Holy Family School, the Notre Dame Learning Center, and the AARP Tax Aid Program. Joe was also a longtime sponsor of the Canisius College Rev. T. Joseph Brown Memorial Scholarship As a member of the Anatomical Gift Program, Joe donated his body to UR Medical School. No prior calling. Joe's Memorial Service will be held at St. Mary's Church, 15 St. Mary's Place, Rochester, New York on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 10:00 am. Private interment in the Brown family plot in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Batavia, NY. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Joe's memory are asked to make contributions to St. Mary's Church. The family wishes to thank the staff of Lifetime Care, Sunset House and the Hildebrandt for their wonderful care of Joe.