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Mary Elizabeth Brown

Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Brown

July 24, 1919 - March 29, 2018
Rising Sun, Maryland | Age 98


Mary Elizabeth Brown, age 98, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Born on July 24, 1919 in Nottingham, PA, Mary was the daughter of the late Lewis Job and Edna Elizabeth (Reisler) Brown.

Mary worked for the Oxford Gas Company from 1942 to 1952 before she became a Secretary for Avon where she worked from 1952 until her retirement in 1981. She was an active member of "Greenstone" Presbyterian Church in Nottingham. Mary loved gardening, cooking and caring for her extended family of many friends, nieces and nephews who will all miss her dearly.

Mary is survived by Scott Brown and his wife Stephanie, their sons Austin and Tyler Brown, Gary Brown and his children Taylore and Coltin Brown. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Howard Reisler Brown, and nephews, Bruce and Richard Brown.

In keeping with Betty's wishes, services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "Nottingham Presbyterian Church" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., PO Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911. To send online condolences, please visit

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