Jeanette Brown

Obituary of Jeanette Brown

Jeanette Brown, 95, a longtime resident of DeWitt, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

Friends and relatives are invited to her funeral service which will be held at Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel, 3690 Erie Blvd East, DeWitt on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM.

Born April 29, 1921, the daughter of the late Karl and Josephine Damian, Jeanette grew up in Vienna, Austria where she obtained her doctorate in dentistry. She met her husband during WWII and came to the US to marry and raise her family of five children. She loved baking Austrian desserts and for many years helped raise funds at various charity bake sales. She also enjoyed the camaraderie of her bridge club, garden club and dancing.

Jeanette was predeceased by her husband of 25 years, Robert Charles Brown and her daughter, Sylvia. Jeanette is survived by her four children and their spouses, Michael Brown (Carole) of Rumson, NJ, Christian Brown of Niagara Falls, NY, Brandon Bays (Kevin) of Wales and Linda Gustavson (Douglas) of Ringoes, NJ; five grandchildren, Mark Brown, Michelle Barber, Meredith LaBonge, Christopher Gustavson and Alan Gustavson; and four great grandchildren, Madeline, Brady, Lucy and James; as well as her trusted caregiver, Eva Pieniazek.