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Brown, Joseph E.

Joseph E. Brown U.S. Navy WWII
Joseph E. Brown U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 10/26/1923
Died On: 12/11/2003
Street Address: 647 Milton Road
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-31

Joseph E. Brown was born in New York in 1923. In Rye his family lived at 647 Milton Road. Joseph was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1941. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Joe Brown Completes First Step to Become Navy Flyer Hamilton, N. Y. Joseph E. Brown,, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester W. Brown. 51 Park Avenue, Port Chester ,was included among 200 aviation cadets who were given special recognition at Colgate Universitys recent commencement exercises after completing work in the Naval Flight Preparatory School of the University. To continue his training with the Naval Air Corps, Brown reports this week to St. Thomas College, W. T. School at Albert Lea, Minn. , for the War Training Service course where he will receive his first flight instruction. A 1941 graduate of Rye High Schooll, Brown attended Ohio Wesleyan University before joining the Navy.

Joseph E. Brown, 80, Sarasota, died Dec. 11, 2003. He was born Oct. 26, 1923, in Port Chester, N.Y., and came to Sarasota 12 years ago from Stamford, Conn. He was a sales executive and a Navy veteran of World War II. He received a bachelor's degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Pi Delta Epsilon and St. Boniface Episcopal Church. Survivors include his wife, Jean; daughters Christine Kitch of Atherton, Calif., and Cynthia Cioffari of Harrison, N.Y.; and five grandchildren. Memorial services will be later. Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home is in charge. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store. Published in Herald Tribune on Dec. 12, 2003.
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