Howard C. Brown

Howard C. Brown,94yrs. of Elverson, Pa. died on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at the Wyomissing Health Care & Rehab Center, following an illness.

He was born in Coatesville on March 11, 1928. Howard was the son of the late Howard L. and Harriet (Spence) Brown. He was the husband of Ruth B. (Ayres) Brown, with whom he shared 70 years of marriage.

Howard was a steel worker for the former Luken’s Steel in Coatesville. He served in the United States Navy. He was a member of the Goodwill United Methodist Church and the Twin Valley Sr. Citizens. Howard was a former member of the Elverson-Morgantown Lions Club. He enjoyed baseball, with the Philadelphia Philles being his favorite team.

He was preceded in death by a son, Howard C Brown Jr.

Surviving are three sons, Barry C. and his wife Mary Brown, Donald G. and his wife Brenda Brown and Robert D. and his wife Susan Brown. There are 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Goodwill United Methodist Church, 104 Church Road, Elverson, Pa. 19520, with Pastor Brad Miller officiating. Interment will be private at the adjoining cemetery. The family will receive friends 1:00-2:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of Howard to Goodwill United Methodist Church at the above address.

Arrangements by The Labs Funeral Home, Inc. of Honey Brook, Pa.

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Dear Brown family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Mr.B was always one of my favorite people. Mr.and Mrs. B were a huge presence in my adolescence. I have fond memories of them being councilors for M.Y.F., riding horse and refereeing the boys. I know Mr.B will be missed by family and friends. I am happy to have known him.

~ Louise (Schlimme) Hornak Douglasville, PA
9/16/2022 11:50:05 AM

Aunt Ruth, We are so sorry for your loss. 70 years is incredible and to be commended. Uncle Brownie was always a favorite 'Uncle' for all the relatives!!! Barry, Donnie, and Bobby.... you always had the 'cool' dad growing up. I hope you know that!! I wish peace for you knowing Uncle Brownie isn't suffering.... Aunt Ruth, you are the consummate wife, mother, mother-in-law, and aunt/grandmother. Best Wishes, thoughts and prayers from the Lanz Family, Dwayne, Karin, Grant, Drake, Ellie.

~ Dwayne Lanz
9/6/2022 9:09:52 PM

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