STRAFFORD - James E. Brown, 90, of Province Road died on Tuesday Oct. 12, 2021 at his home after a period of failing health.
He was born Oct. 23, 1930 in Somerville, Mass., and has resided here for the past 37 years. He served in the Marines from 1952 -1954. Jim worked as an iron worker for the local union and a custodian for the National Guard. He loved agriculture; growing plants and flowers. Jim was a great handyman and hard worker. He was a member of Cross Point Church in Rochester.
Members of his family include his wife of 64 years, Adrienne (Jones) Brown; son, Neil Brown and companion Barbara Bennett; daughters, Marcia Wilkins and husband Jeffrey, Rachel Brown; grandchildren, Ryan and Chris Brown, Jeffrey and Ashley Wilkins, Nichole Wilkins; great grandchildren, Lindsay, Michael, Jon and Brody; brothers, Dr. John Brown deceased, David Brown; sister, Nancy Brenneman and several nieces and nephews.