Russell L. Brown of Springhouse Estates, formerly of Hatboro, died on Thursday, September 24, 2020. He was 88 years young. Russell was the beloved husband of the late Reba R. (Sharpless) Brown with whom he had shared over 53 years of marriage. He was born in Philadelphia, PA the son of the late Francis L. Brown Sr. and Anna (Lewis) Brown.
At the age of 10 Russell returned to Philadelphia after living in Lewisburg, PA from the age of 5. He graduated from Germantown High School in 1949 and Williamson Trade school in 1952. Russell served his apprenticeship with Heinz Division of the Kelsey Hayes Company. He continued his career at Leeds and Northrup as a Production Service Engineer and retired from Drexelbrook Engineering as a Maintenance Supervisor. Russell was a lifelong NRA member and an active member of the Horsham Fire Company, and Lamott Fire Company of Elkins Park and the W.K Bray Lodge F.&A.M. #410.
He enjoyed many other activates including breeding and showing Golden Retrievers, was a member of the Vereingung Erzgebirge Club, enjoyed fishing and hunting at Lake Minisink, and was an active resident of Spring House Estates.
Russell is survived by his three children; Lorna L. Frendak and her husband Thomas of Coaldale, PA, Craig R. Brown of Spruce Creek, PA and Kenneth A. Brown and his wife Lisa of Hatboro, PA. In Addition Russell had five grandchildren; T.J. and his wife Lynn, Brianna and her husband Cory, Katie and her husband A.J., Jessie and Tally, and four great grandchildren Jaden, Lincoln, Theo and Vana. He was preceded in death by a brother, Francis L. Brown, Jr.
Services and interment for Russell will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Russell’s memory may be made to the Samaritan Fund at Springhouse Estates, 728 Norristown Road, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002.
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