• Kathleen R. Brown
    January 08,2014

    Kathleen R. Brown

    Kathleen R. Brown

    MONTPELIER — Kathleen Rose “Kay” Brown, 89, went to join her Lord and Savior Jan. 2, 2014, at Woodridge Nursing Home, with her children by her side.

    Kay was born April 11, 1924, in Haverhill, N.H., the daughter of the late John and Catherine (Dean) Millette.

    Kay grew up and attended schools in Woodsville, N.H.

    On June 24, 1942, Kay married Philip F. Brown in Post Mills, Vt. Kay and Philip were married for 52 years. Philip passed away April 29, 1994.

    Kay worked for many years at the Sprague Electric Co. in Barre, until she retired in 1983.

    Kay enjoyed playing cards, bingo with family and friends, and for many years enjoyed singing as a member of Sherri’s Jubilee. Kay was known as one of the Golden Girls. She was also an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox.

    Kay is survived by son Harry and his wife, Beverly, of Randolph, Vt.; son David and his wife, Diane, of Mebane, N.C.; son Dale and his wife, Judy, of Marshfield, Vt.; daughter Bonnie and her husband, Wendell, of Miramar Beach, Fla.; daughter Denise “Sue” Brown and her companion, Steve Sparrow; daughter Brenda Brown, of Northfield, Vt.; sister Pricilla Darby, of Wells River, Vt.; sister Bernice and her husband, George Malinowski, of East Hartford, Conn.; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Kay had many dear friends whom she considered to be her extended family, which included: John and Keith Nelson, Sherri and Mike Lamberton, and all of the members of the Jubilee.

    Kay was predeceased by her sister Charlotte Prescott; her four brothers, Frank, John, Harry and Malcolm Millette; and a daughter, Charlene.

    In keeping with Kay’s request, there will be no calling hours. Burial and graveside service will take place in the spring at Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.

    In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 100 Dorset St., Suite 14, South Burlington, VT 05403.

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