Obituary of William E. Brown
William E. Brown, 92, of Berlin, died peacefully Wednesday (Sept. 11, 2019) at home. Born and raised in Berlin, he was the son of Mary (Isner) and Joseph Brown. While residing in New Britain for many years, he was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church and an active volunteer with the Men’s Club and Weekly Bingo. He then returned to Berlin for the past 30 years, where he became a member of St. Paul’s Church.
Bill is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 68 years, Lena (Callegari) Brown, a sister-in-law Grace Callegari of Berlin and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters and four brothers.
Affectionately known as Unc, he enjoyed spending time with his loving nieces and nephews, who were truly his surrogate children. It was these family members who surrounded and supported him during his recent illness.
The family would like to thank Companions & Homemakers, especially Hope, for their excellent care and concern for Bill, as well as his Masonic Care Hospice nurses.
Funeral services will be held Saturday (Sept. 14, 2019) with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Paul’s Church 485 Alling St. Berlin. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill. Visitation will be Saturday from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM at the Farrell Funeral Home 110 Franklin Sq. New Britain. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Church, 467 Alling St. Berlin, CT 06037.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William Brown, please visit Tribute Store