Lena Brown

Obituary of Lena Brown

Lena L. Brown, of Camden, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at The Grand in Rome. She was born in Rome on October 11, 1940, the daughter of the late Edward and Emma Cavanaugh Ammann. She was a graduate of Camden High School. On September 23, 1961, she was united in marriage to Jirard Brown and together they shared a blessed union of 51 years. He passed away on June, 21, 2013.

Lena was a bank teller in Camden for many years before retiring from Bank of America.

She was a member of Valley Baptist Church in Osceola.

Lena enjoyed crocheting, was an avid reader, and was known for baking delicious apple pies and cinnamon rolls. However, nothing made her happier than spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Lynnette and Daniel Carver of Camden; a son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Jill Brown of Camden; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Rose and Harry Wallace of Camden and Dorothy and David Everhart of Spencerport; five grandchildren, Daniel (Brittany Groth) Brown, Kristin (Eric Drought) Brown, Megan Carver, Benjamin Carver, and William Carver; and a great-granddaughter, Ryan. She was predeceased by a son, Timothy Brown; two sisters, Irene Jones and Joyce Dean; and a brother, John Edward Ammann.

Lena's family would like to express their gratitude to her longtime caregivers, Diane Armstrong and Donna Aikens, and the staff at The Grand,for their wonderful care and compassion.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 16th, at 2:00PM at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 9464 State Rt. 13, Camden. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Saturday prior to the service from 11:00AM to 2:00PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lena's memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, CNY Chapter, 200 Gateway Park Drive, Building C, Syracuse, NY 13212.

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