James R. Brown – Cumberland

James R. Brown – Cumberland

James R. “Dick” Brown, 86, of Cumberland, passed away June 25, 2017, with his wife of 58 years by his side. He was the beloved husband of Eileen (McGarty) Brown. Born in Meadville, Pa., he was the son of the late Paul and Edna (Wood) Brown.

He was a graduate of Indiana Institute of Technology and Northeastern University. He was an engineer for the Factory Mutual Research Corporation (FM Global) for 29 years. He served in the Navy during peacetime as a lieutenant. He was a member of the Providence Civic Orchestra of Senior Citizens.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, David Brown and his fiancée, Caroline Reavey, Marilyn Busch and her husband, David; three grandsons, Brian, Christopher, and Matthew Busch. He was the brother of the late Linda Peterson and Paul Brown.

The funeral will be held Thursday, June 29 at 9 a.m. from the O’Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Saint John Vianney Church, 3609 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. in the O’Neill Funeral Home.

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