Frances C. Brown

Date of Death: 8/31/2018

Frances C. Brown

Aug. 2, 1927 – Aug. 31, 2018

Frances C. Brown, 91, Altoona, passed away on Friday at home.

She was born in Lock Haven, daughter of the late Thomas and Stella (Marr) Caprio.  She married John Richard “Dick” Brown on Dec. 27, 1953 in Lock Haven.  He preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 2012.

Surviving are a son, Kevin R. Brown and wife, Ann, of Altoona; and four grandchildren:  Keenan Brown of Pittsburgh, Patrick and Shawn Stewart both in South Carolina, and Jennifer Gelinas of Ithaca, N.Y.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Gelinas.

She was a graduate of Penn State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1950 and her Masters’ Degree in pre-school education in 1952.

Frances was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lakemont. 

Friends will be received from 9:30 a.m. to the 10 a.m. funeral Mass on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Monsignor Michael Becker officiating.  Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Fran’s memory to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 344 Baynton Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.

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