Long time residents, Barbara and Tom Brown passed away last week.
Our deepest sympathy to her children, Thomas, Brian, Brendan and Erin.
Tom's parents also were long time residents of the North Sea Beach Colony.
May they rest in peace....
Thomas B. Brown, 82, of Walpole, MA (formerly of Dover, MA) February 24, 2010, beloved husband of Barbara, died peacefully at his home with his family at his side after a tremendously courageous battle with brain tumors. He is survived by his wife Barbara of 55 years, his son Thomas and his wife Beth, of Buena Park, CA, his son Brian of Rutland, MA, his son Brendan and his wife Ruth, of Morrisville, VT, his daughter, Erin of Charlestown, MA, five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He joins his son, Michael, who died in 1992. He was born on July 29, 1927 in Woodside, Queens, NY, and served in the United States Navy before graduating from Hofstra College and The Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University. He spent 43 years as an Investment Manager for various institutions including the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Lincoln First Bank in Rochester, NY, and Shawmut Bank in Boston, where he retired as Senior Vice President in 1994. He served the Diocese of Worcester's Financial Advisory Board, was a member of the Council on Aging for the Town of Dover, and was also a Board Member of the Natick VNA. He was a role model in integrity, graciousness, bravery and humor, and was treasured by his family and friends. A private family service will be held at Eaton Funeral Home in Needham, MA. Friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 1, 2010 at the Church of the Most Precious Blood, 32 Centre Street, Dover, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom's memory to: Natick VNA, 209 W. Central St., Suite 313, Natick, MA 01760; VNA Care Network & Hospice, 5 Federal Street, Danvers, MA 01923; or, the charity of your choice.
Barbara (Hannon) Brown of Walpole formerly of Dover, on February 27, 2010 suddenly joined her husband Thomas B. Brown, who died on February 24, 2010 and their son Michael who died in 1992. She was born in Palm Beach FL, and graduated from Barry College where she majored in music. She had taught nursery school for many years and played the organ and sang in church choirs. She had also volunteered at Medfield State Hospital. She is survived by her son Thomas and his wife Beth of Buena Park, CA, her son Brian of Rutland, MA, her son Brendan and his wife Ruth of Morrisville, VT, her daughter Erin M. brown of Charlestown, MA and her 5 grandchildren. A private family service will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home in Needham, MA. Friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral mass at 10 AM on Mon March 1, 2020 at The Church of the Most Precious Blood, 32 Center St. Dover, MA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Tom and Barbara’s memory to Natick VNA, 209 W. Central St. Suite 313, Natick, MA 01760 or to a charity of your choice.