LACONIA — Arthur E. Brown, 84, of 55 Wentworth Cove Road, died at the New Hampshire Veterans Home, Tilton on Monday, October 7, 2013.
Mr. Brown was born July 29, 1929 in Yonkers, New York, the son of the late George V. and Elizabeth (Erickson) Brown. He resided in Huntington, Conn. for fifty-three years before moving to Laconia in 2009.
Mr. Brown served in the U. S. Army and had been employed at International Operating Engineers, Local #478 in Hamden, Conn for thirty-eight years before retiring in 1991. His hobbies included woodworking and pigeon racing.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Marie K. (Benedetti) Brown, of Laconia; two daughters, Linda Brown Terrasi and her husband, Richard, of South Burlington, VT and Sharon Brown Marcum and her husband, James, of Laconia, NH; four grandchildren, Lauren Terrasi Smith and her husband, Hans, of Colchester, VT, Lindsey Terrasi of New York City, Heather Marcum Leslie and her husband, Jason, of Houston, Texas and Kristin Marcum of Sugar Land, Texas; twin great grandchildren, Holden Leslie and Haiden Leslie, both of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Robert Brown and his wife, Hazel Brown, of Armonk, N.Y. and George Brown and his deceased wife, Marisha, of Yonkers, N.Y. and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Brown was predeceased by a sister, Ethel Brown Demuro.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. using the Whipple Avenue entrance.
A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Union Avenue Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Veterans Home, 139 Winter Street, Tilton, NH 03276.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.