James R. Brown

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

James R. Brown, 82, of North Huntingdon, Pa.,  passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital, McKeesport.

 He was born May 18, 1935 in McKeesport, a son of the late John and Esther (Laughner) Brown.  Prior to his retirement, James was a switch equipment technician for Bell Telephone.  He was a member of the Calvary Chapel, Greensburg, Pa., and was an Eagle Scout.  He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Peck Brown; two sons, Richard Brown, Aaron Brown and his wife, Tami; daughter, Debbie Connelly; sister, Dianne Walters; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  A funeral service will take place on Friday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Entombment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

Originally published January 23, 2018.

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