Alan James Brown

Alan James Brown passed away on Friday April 17, 2015 at the Jefferson Manor in Brookville, Pa.

He was born August 13, 1927, in London, England.

He came to the U.S. when he was eight years old and soon thereafter became a citizen in 1935.

He was the son of the late Thomas and Agnes (Jones) Brown of Latrobe, Pa.

He is survived by his wife Norma Mahan Brown, to whom he was married for 33 years.

Alan was a retired Financial Advisor, having worked for the Moore, Leonard & Lynch Brokerage firm, and then his own financial practice.

He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served as a financial officer during WWII and Korea.

He played the saxophone in the Air Force Band. Alan was a member of the Mount Tabor Presbyterian Church in Sigel, Pa.

Alan was known for his love of humor, horses, his golden retrievers, John Wayne and James Bond movies.

He is survived by his sister Marilyn Von Brachich of California, his six children; Anne (Jack) Deforrest of Wycombe, Pa.; Barbara (Ron) Ginns of West Grove, Pa.; Jane Cuccu of Virginia Beach, VA; Georgine (Ken) Scott of Mars, Pa.; Mary (Ken) Boyce of Scranton, Pa. and Alan J. Brown Jr., of Richmond, VA, his two step children Mike (Betty) Parker of Franklin, TN and Ann (Bruce) Schueren of Columbus, OH.

He was preceded in death by his brother Gordon Brown of New York, NY and a daughter Elizabeth Brown Mylock of Pensacola. FL.

A memorial service will be held at the Mount Tabor Presbyterian Church in Sigel, Pa., on Saturday May 16, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., with the Reverend Boyd Edmondson presiding; a luncheon will follow the service.

Anyone wishing to make a donation in memory of Alan J. Brown please send to the Mount Tabor Presbyterian Church, PO Box 128 Sigel, PA, 15860 or the Jefferson Manor, 417 Route 28 North, Brookville Pa., 15825.

Arrangements are under the direction of the McKinney Funeral Home, 345 Main Street Brookville, PA, 15825.


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