Francis J. Brown

Brown, Francis J. “Brownie”, 87, of Milton, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 10, 2013. Born to Francis J. Brown Sr. and Kathryn (Keenan) Brownie lived most of his life in Milton until he went into assisted living in Wayland. Brownie was predeceased by his wife Mary (Linehan), they leave behind their son Jim, his wife Dawn, and their three children Bryan, Kate, and Colin of Wayland, and their daughter Maryanne (Peterson), her husband Russell, and their two children Hannah and Joe of Westford. Brownie was an ex-Marine who saw heavy combat in WWII in the South Pacific. Returning home after the war he worked 45 years as a Pressman for newspapers in and around Boston before retiring from the Boston Globe in 1990. Brownie loved hunting, fishing, his dogs, as well as cooking and traveling especially with his friend of 80 years Bobby Sandblom of Milton. A special Thank You to Carlos and Roxanne Campos and to the staff at Sunrise of Wayland and to the caregivers of Hospice of the Good Shepherd,for all their loving care.