Richard P. BrownJuly 29,2014
Richard P. Brown
WOODBURY — Richard P. “Rip” Brown, 90, a longtime resident of Woodbury, died Friday evening July 25, 2014, at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin, with his loving family at his bedside.
He was born Nov. 25, 1923 in Marshfield, the last of the nine children born to the late Henry S. and Laura (Urban) Brown. He attended Marshfield public schools.
On June 30, 1962, he married M. Ann Ainsworth at the Methodist Church in Woodbury.
Rip was employed for many years for S.V. Rossi Construction of Torrington, Connecticut, and for more than 28 years the was road foreman for the town of Woodbury. He retired in the early 2000s.
He was a member of the Woodbury Methodist Church in Woodbury and the Caspian Lake Lodge F & AM in Hardwick. He especially enjoyed camping at East Long Pond in Woodbury, hunting, fishing and spending time with his nieces and nephews.
Survivors include his loving wife, Ann of Woodbury, many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.
Rip was predeceased by his siblings: Ruth, Paul, Urban, Frieda, Edwin, Foster, William and Leon.
To honor his request, there will be no services.
In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to the Woodbury-Calais Food Shelf, P.O. Box 142, Woodbury, Vermont 05681.
Northern Vermont Funeral Service, Hardwick, is in charge of arrangements.
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