Daniel L. Brown, Jr.
WOONSOCKET- Daniel L. Brown, Jr., 90, of St. Antoine Villa in North Smithfield, RI, formerly of Woonsocket, passed away on March 26, 2014 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
He was the husband of the late Stella (Fedyszyn) Brown.
He was born in Woonsocket, RI, son of the late Daniel Sr., & Eva (Dumas) Brown.
He retired from Bryant College in Smithfield where he worked as a grounds keeper for ten years. Daniel also worked for the former Draper Co. in Hopedale, MA for thirty years and for the Cott Soda Co. in Millis, MA for three years. He lived most of his life in Woonsocket. He was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church. He served in the 3rd US Marine Division in the South Pacific during WWII. He was a past member of the American Legion Post #88 in Nasonville and he was an avid motorcyclist and enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Daniel is survived by his son, James Brown and his wife Diane of North Smithfield, one granddaughter, and three great grandchildren.
His funeral will be held Monday at 9 am from the Egidio DiPardo & Sons Funeral Home, 75 Harris Ave., Woonsocket with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, Park Ave., Woonsocket. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Charles Cemetery in Blackstone, MA. Calling hours will be held Sunday from 4 pm until 7 pm.