May 22, 1930 ~ February 28, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Rochester, NY

Rochestser: Paul E. Brown “Brownie”  passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the age of 89 on February 28th, 2020. Predeceased by his sisters Lorraine Palermo and Dorothy Gresens.  Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend.  Paul is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Betty.  His son, Jim (Teresa Galbier); sister-in-law, Ginny Boehm; grandchildren, Nicole, Ben (Haliegh), Paul (Carra), Gianna (Peter), and Christina.  His many great-grandchildren, George, Phil, Vincent, Gavin, Nicholas, Finnegan, Dominic, Emmilina, Mason, and Liam; nieces Janet (Ron) Steffler and Dianne Joseline; nephew, Joe Palermo and several great and great-great nieces and nephews.  Paul will be missed by special friends Sue, Lauri, and Drewby.


Paul was a retiree of Teamsters Local 118, member of American Legion Post 468, and a past president of the Leiderkranz Club.


Paul’s celebration of life has been postponed by the Episcopal Church diocese until further notice.  Please visit our site for further updates.   For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline


  1. Our deepest sympathies go out to the Brown family and friends during this difficult time.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    I always enjoyed seeing Grandma and Grandpa Brown at all the kids Baseball games they played in and the many parties we went to over the years.
    Lots of good memories over many years with Grandpa Brown.

  2. Sorry to learn of your loss. Please know of my daily thought and prayer for all of you. For sure, his is a life to be celebrated. May Paul’s blessings be a part of your lives. Monica Weis SSJ

  3. We are thinking about you Betty and hoping your memories and family are a support to you during this challenging time. We will miss Paul’s presence when outside in the warmer weather. It’s been a privilege to be your next door neighbor for over 20 years. Hope that gentle healing fills your heart with peace. Dawn and Evelyn Shafer

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook