Obituary: Dorothy Brown (March 17, 1916 – August 16, 2012)

Written by Submitted August 27, 2012 06:08 pm

Dorothy was born on Saint Patrick’s Day 1916 in Olympia, Washington. She passed away August 16, 2012, at the age of 96. She married at 18 to Lloyd Brown then 10 years later moved to Arcata, California. Her husband of 44 years passed away in June 1978. Dorothy moved to Crescent City and shared her home with John Pires for 26 years. He passed away in June 2005.

She is survived by her daughter/niece Patricia Parker, three grandchildren, two great-granddaughters and one great-greatgranddaughter, along with distant nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was an old-fashioned homemaker. Her home was very important to her. After she moved to Crescent City she found bingo. In fact she was still playing bingo in early August. May she rest in peace, she will be missed.

— Submitted by Wier’s Mortuary Chapel