BROWN, John Henry

Obituaries

BROWN, John Henry

82, of New Glasgow/Pictou, passed away at home, May 12, 2018.  Born in Glace Bay, June 13, 1935, he was a son of the late David and Elizabeth (Grandy) Brown.  John was a member of the Royal Canadian Armed Forces Infantry Unit (Black Watch) and later worked at General Motors, in Ontario. After moving to Nova Scotia in 1972, he was employed with Michelin Tire, where he would later retire from.  John was a passionate gardener at is farm in Sunridge, he was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 16, Pictou and a member of the Eastern Star IOOF No. 1, Pictou. He was an avid card player, frequently playing with his friends at New Horizon and Lyon’s Brook Card Club. John will be sincerely missed by his children, David (Heather), Seven Sisters Falls, Manitoba; Suzanne Brown, New Glasgow; Lisa (Rick) Langille, Kingston, Ontario; Lori Brown (Grant Reinhart), Sylvan Lake, Alberta; his dear friend and love Edith Boudreau, grandchildren, Terry John Hansen, Cole Hansen, Kiley and Ryan Langille; one great-grandchild; brothers, David, Las Vegas; Wayne, Toronto; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his wife of forty-nine years Joyce Marie (Casey) Brown, grandson, Cody Brown and brother, Lloyd.  Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 6-8PM on Thursday, May 17th, 2018, at McLaren’s Funeral Home, Pictou. The funeral will take place at 11:00am on Friday, May 18, 2018, at St. James Anglican Church, Pictou, with Rev. Darlene Jewers officiating.  Burial will take place in Scotch Hill Cemetery, following the service.  Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Wounded Warriors Canada.