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May 20, 2016 - 4:37pm

DUANE C. BROWN

posted by Michael Tomaszewski.

duane2.pngDUANE C. BROWN

Age 53, of Batavia, died unexpectedly Thursday May 19, 2016 at Strong Memorial Hospital after being stricken at home on Monday. He was born October 16, 1962 in Batavia, a son of Charlie (Kaye) Brown of Alexander and Eloise (Bartz) of Scotia, NY. 

Duane lived most of his life in Alexander and was very active and in constant support of the community. He was most visible as the manager of the VFW Beachhead-Alexander, was co-owner with his wife of D & M Cleaning, LLC, property owner of Hair Studio B and J-Dub's Pizza & Subs in Alexander. Duane was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather, he was hardworking, kind, enjoyed golf, had a great sense of humor and was a loyal friend to all. 

Surviving is his beloved wife whom he married in 2007, Maureen (Horre) Brown of Batavia; son, Roger (Nicole Eldridge) Brown of LeRoy; step-children, Phillip Napierala of Batavia and Danielle Napierala of Rochester; sister, Cheryl (Tony) Hurd of Branchport; grandchildren, Arianna and Gabrielle Brown; step-brothers and sisters; extended family along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

The family will be present from 4:00 - 8:00PM on Sunday May 22 and Monday May 23 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020, where prayers will be recited Tuesday May 24 at 9:30AM followed by a 10:00AM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary's Site). He will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery and memorials in his memory are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. 

Please share your thoughts and memories of Duane with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com 

THE FAMILY OF DUANE C. BROWN IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

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