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August 10, 2013

Nancy J. Brown

Nancy J. Brown

LAURENS — Nancy J. Brown, 77, of Laurens, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany.

Nancy was born in Oneonta on Dec. 26, 1935, the daughter of Charles and Nina (Saunders) Vroman.

She married Willis Brown in 1954, and he predeceased her on March 11, 2006.

She retired from MAMCO in Oneonta where she worked for 27 years.

Nancy enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and traveling. She looked forward to spending time with her family, as well as, working search puzzles.

She is survived by her children, Rose Grant of Oneonta and Bruce Brown and his wife, Patty of Laurens; her grandchildren, Casey Grant, Jason Brown, Christopher (Carrie) Brown and Katie Brown; her great-grandchildren, Emily Brown, Caleb Brown, Olivia Shaver and Caden Shaver. She is also survived by one sister, Caroline Bailey of Oneonta; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by a brother and a sister, Charles Vroman Jr. and Charlene Hambergh.

A service to celebrate her life will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta with Deacon Charlie Bailey of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Unadilla, officiating. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until service time at the funeral home on Wednesday.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website at

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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