Fredrick R. Brown

August 19, 2019
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Rushville- Frederick R. Brown, age 80, died August 19, 2019.
Friends may call Monday (Aug. 26) from 2-5 p.m. at the Rushville United Methodist Church, 26 N. Main St. A Memorial Service will follow. A reception will be held at the Rushville Hose Co., 14 Railroad Ave.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Marcus Whitman Federal Hollow Scholarship Fund, 9 South Main St., Rushville, NY 14544, or to the Rushville Hose Co., P.O. Box 51, Rushville, NY 14544.

Fred was born on August 5, 1939 in Rochester, NY. He was the son of the late Frederick J. Brown and Ruth Zweigle Brown. Fred received a Bachelors Degree from Saint John Fisher. He owned and operated the Federal Hollow Staples store in Rushville for 45 years. Fred was a strong supporter of the Rushville Community and the Marcus Whitman Central School District.

Fred was an avid golfer. He most enjoyed time with Bette spent in his cabin over the last 25 years.

Fred is survived by children, Wendy, Chris (Melissa), Melissa (Jerry), Katie (Ray), Meg (Matt), Maria (Greg),Liz (Rob), Joe, Nathan (Katherine); grandchildren, Nick, Elizabeth, Audrey, Sophia, Molly, Phinn (Kirby), Oliver, Linus, Aidan, Brody, Evy, Memphis, Teaghan, Willa, Lilly and Florence; sisters, Patricia and Barb; and brothers, Richard (Lindsay) and Terry.

Fred was predeceased by his wife, Bette Brown, on Sept. 6, 2017; sisters, Sheila and Ginny; and brother, Tim.

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