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22 West Main Street
P.O. Box 179
Everett, PA 15537
Phone: 814.652.2148
Fax: 814.652.0040
William Brown

William I. "Bill" Brown

Monday, July 25th, 1932 - Friday, January 4th, 2019
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William I.” Bill” Brown, 86, of Everett, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 4th, 2019.

He was born Monday, July 25th, 1932 at his family home in West Providence Township, a son of the late Franklin I. Brown and Margaret (Jackson) Brown.

On June 11th, 1953 in Winchester, Virginia, he married Charlotte P. (Grimes) Brown who survives along with their children,
W. Barry Brown and wife Anna (Silvio) Brown of Cheswick, Allegheny County,
Lise Brown of Springdale, Allegheny County,
Michael Brown of Laurence Harbor, New Jersey

Four grandchildren, Zachary Brown, Brittany Brown, Zachary Neuhausel and Megan Neuhausel,

A sister Ethel Mae Dotich of Martinsburg,
A brother Glenn Brown of York,
A sister-in-law Carol Brown of Harrisburg, and many loving cousins, nieces, nephews and their families.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in passing away by a sister Ann Harker, an infant brother Joseph Brown, and 3 brothers, Richard Brown, Blair Brown, and Jim Brown.

Mr. Brown was a member of the Snake Spring Valley Church of the Brethren and also attended the Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren. A graduate of the Robert P. Smith School, Bill first worked as a stock boy at the G.C. Murphy store in Everett, where he met his wife to be, Charlotte, who made candy and worked the candy counter.

He then served in the United States Army during the Korean War as a Private First Class, receiving the Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Star, the Good Conduct Medal, the Meritorious Unit Citation, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and in July of 2017, received the Ambassador For Peace Medal from the Republic of Korea, expressing appreciation from the Korean government to American service men and women who served in the Korean War.

After returning home from his service to our country, Bill continued his career with the G.C. Murphy Company, working as a store manager throughout the east coast for 47 years until retiring. He then worked as a greeter at the Walmart in Everett, also stocking shelves, where you could always rely on him to help you find whatever you were looking for.

An avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates fan, Bill loved and cherished by his family, and no matter where his work took him, he always put his family first. He will be remembered for his kind ways, willingness to help others, and his never ending cheerful smile.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Chapel at Dalla Valle Funeral Service, Main Street, Everett with Reverend Curtis Bryant officiating and Military Honors by the Everett Honor Guard.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, on Wednesday from 10:00 am until the hour of service and share memories online at www.dallavalle-everett.com.

Burial will be held at Ritchey Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Dalla Valle Funeral Home
    Address
    22 West Main Street
    EVERETT, PA 15537
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 | 10:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 10:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    Dalla Valle Funeral Home
    Address
    22 West Main Street
    EVERETT, PA 15537
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Dalla Valle Funeral Home
    Address
    22 West Main Street
    EVERETT, PA 15537
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    Officiant
    Rev. Curtis Bryant
  • Interment

    Location
    Ritchey Cemetery
    Address
    Ritchey Cemetery Road
    EVERETT, PA 15537
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  • Reception

    Location
    Hoss's Steak & Sea House
    Address
    4308 Business 220
    BEDFORD, PA 15522
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Jean Kocur

Posted at 02:27pm
Dear Lise and family, may you and yours find comfort in sharing this burden of your Dad's loss. God bless and keep you. You are in my prayers.
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Posted at 08:09pm
I’m so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Brown family. I had the honor of meeting Bill and Charlotte not so long ago. I was blessed to assist of such wonderful people. May God comfort you in this time of loss. Nora
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Mary Ann, Tod, Sandy, Doug, and Karen

Posted at 11:16am
We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
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Kathy and John

Posted at 10:51am
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DONNA BORRELLI

Posted at 07:41am
I cannot tell you how sorry I was to hear about your dad, I was shocked and saddened by the news.
Your father was one of the nicest people I ever met and I know he was a Great Husband & Dad.
I know he will always be watching over you and will stay with you forever.
Please extend my deepest sympathy to your mom and the rest of your family
Donna Borrelli
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Photo Album

At a theme park somewhere. Bill loved roller coasters with the kids.
Holland Gardens in Louisiana with his brood.
Bill & Charlotte at Niagara Falls.
While waiting for a Polaroid to develop, the camera that had slide film was used to snap his picture.
At the Morgan & Lindsey Christmas party at the Brown household. Bill invited all the employees to party.
The family all dressed up.
Charlotte & Bill visiting the Flight 93 Memorial.
Joe, Janet, and Bill all celebrated their 80th birthday, with daughter Lise and wife Charlotte.
Matching jammies
Bill earlier in 2018.
Bill & Charlotte enjoy Spring-like weather outside the carport, celebrating 65 years together.
Bill in Korea.