Obituary of Allan Robert Brown
Allan Robert Brown, age 98, passed away at the Delmar Assisted Living Center, in Delmar, MD on September 23, 2019. He was son of the late Robert E. Brown and Mildred Hanscom Brown of Beverly, MA. A 1938 graduate of Beverly High School, in Beverly, MA, he went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1943. He was a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of New York for most of his working life.
In December of 1943, he married Carolyn Brainard Merriam of the same city. He worked for various employers in New England, before settling in Greene, NY, in 1951. He was employed by the Raymond Corporation as an Engineering Manager for over 34 years. He was an avid golfer and an integral part of the First Congregational Church in Greene for 34 years, as well as an active member of the Masonic Lodge (Eastern Light Lodge # 126), and the Greene Lions Club as well as other local organizations before retiring in 1985.
In 1985, Allan and Carolyn both retired and moved to Holderness, NH, to make their home. From 1985 through 1999, they alternated retirement residences between Holderness, NH and Jekyll Island, GA.
He was preceded in death by his wife Carolyn and is survived by his sons Stephen (Debbie) of Burke, VA, Gordon (Joan) of South Kortright, NY, and Keith (Kris) of Salisbury. Additionally, he is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, grand children, great grand children, and many friends.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD. A Memorial Service will take place at Wicomico Presbyterian Church in Salisbury, MD on Monday, September 30 at 4 p.m. Burial services will be private at a later date. Flowers can be sent to the Wicomico Presbyterian Church, 129 Broad Street, Salisbury, MD.
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