Kathryn Mae Brown, 84, of Beaver Falls, PA, passed away on November 11, 2022 at Good Samaritan Hospice – Beaver.
Born June 22, 1938 in Glendale, WV, to the late Stanley and Olive (Rine) Wilson. She graduated from Beaver High School in 1956 and went on to attend Slippery Rock University, where she graduated from in 1960. She attended graduate school at the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University. From 1960-1964 she taught at Baden-Economy Junior High, now Ambridge Area Middle School. She also worked at the Community College of Beaver County, where she taught GED classes. Kathryn was an active member of The Friends of the Library at the Carnegie Library in Beaver Falls for many years. During her college years, she began entering sweepstake contests and that became a lifelong passion for her. Over the years she won many prizes, trips abroad, cash, appliances and even a snowmobile!
She is survived by her husband, Bruce Brown; daughter, Lynn MacMurdo; two sons, Kurt (Tammy) Brown and Kent (Dianne) Brown; seven grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, David Brown.
There will be a visitation on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 from 7 pm to 9 pm at Campbell’s Chippewa Funeral Home, 2618 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, Pa 15010.
Private burial will take place at Grandview Cemetery.
Kathryn’s family would like to extend their gratitude to both the Comforcare Organization and Good Samaritan Hospice for the care they provided her in the last few months.