William "Bill" Brown

February 7th, 1930 - January 11th, 2018

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          William “Bill” Brown, age 87, of Erie, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018.  Born in Erie on February 7, 1930, he was a son of the late Winfield and Adelaide (Hardner) Brown.

          Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked as a heavy equipment operator for over 30 years for the City of Erie.  He was an avid golfer that absolutely loved spending time on the golf course.  He also enjoyed puttering around the house and in the yard where he had the most exact cut shrubs.

          Survivors include his wife of over 60 years, Carol (Falcone) Brown; a daughter, Shari Brown Day, husband Joe; two nieces, Lisa Keller and Tammy Cacchione, husband Tom; his great nephew/golfing buddy, Michael Keller, all of Erie; a sister, Jean Murray, of Florida; a family member, Judi Zboyovski; and many other nieces, nephews and cousins.

          Friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd. Services will be held there on Monday at 9:15 a.m. followed by funeral mass at 10 a.m. at St. George Church, 5145 Peach St.  Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

          In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bill’s honor may be made to the Erie VA Medical Center, 135 East 38th St., Erie, PA 16504 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.