Mr. James A. Brown passed peacefully on September 26, 2019, in Mechanicsburg, PA at the age of 87. James was born on July 5, 1932 in Philipsburg, PA to Samuel and Emma Brown. He was preceded in death by his wife Constance, of 66 years.
James is survived by his four children, Gary Brown, Kathy Brenizer, Cheryl Brown and Lisa Brown; his grandchildren Eric Ceja, Karla Marsik, Michael Brenizer, Danielle Ritchey, Vintessa Wilson; his great-grandchildren Grayson Ritchey, Jocelyn Ritchey, and Nolan Marsik.
James was a devoted full time father; always nurturing his children. His children remember him as a kind soul who always provided love and compassion. He was a dedicated Penn State Football fan. He was an active and dedicated member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic church and a member of the Knights of Columbus #12404. James was also a life member of the West Fairview Fire Company and loved the outdoors, especially fishing.
A viewing is scheduled for Tuesday, October 1 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church from 9AM-11AM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM after the viewing. Burial will be in Rolling Green Cemetery. All are welcome to attend and celebrate James’ life.
We are welcoming flowers or donations to be sent to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic church at 225 Salt Road, Enola, PA 17025.
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Brown family.