James S. "Pap" Brown, age 80, of Penn Craft, PA passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on January 1, 1941 in Brownsville, PA
Son of the late LeRoy R. and Dorothy (Feevey) Brown
James was a member of The Hopewell Presbyterian Church.
He was one of the community leaders who helped in the formation and building of The Penn Craft Community Center.
James was retired from Westinghouse, SONY, and his last job was driving school bus for Ricco's Bus Lines.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and greatly enjoyed watching The Pittsburgh Steelers.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 years: Joyce Mae (Greenwood) Brown on December 10, 2017.
infant son: Jamie Brown
son-in-law: Gary Parkins
sister: Dorothy Lee (Brown) Sweat
brother: Charles Winters
James is survived by his three daughters:
Jeannie Parkins - Roscoe, PA
Cindy Herilla and husband Dan - Penn Craft
Brenda Feick and husband Joe - Brownsville, PA
Seven grandchildren: Jamie Parkins, Tye and Bethany; Rich and wife Bobbie Jo; Tekla and Justin; Joey and wife Maria; Mara; and Josh
Ten great-grandchildren: Jordan, Jersey, Haylee, Hayden, Makenzie, JJ, Nelson, Dezrae, Meadow, Cheyenne
Brother: Frannie Winters and wife Judy - LaBelle, PA
Sister: Mary Ann Ramage and husband Norman - Penn Craft, PA
Brother-in-law: Jim Greenwood
Faithful pet dog: Dasie
There will be no public visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Sunday, October 10, 2021 in The Hopewell Presbyterian Church 400 Hopewell Road Brownsville, PA, with The Rev. Randy Costello officiating. Immediately following the service, a reception will be held at the Tower Hill #2 VFD.
Arrangements are under the direction of The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA.
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