Richard Starr Brown

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Richard Starr Brown

May 22, 1927 - July 29, 2018

Richard Starr Brown, a WWII Navy Veteran, and long-time Liverpool resident, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018. He was 91 years old.
Dick was a design engineer for Packaging Corporation of America. What started out as a temporary position in Lockport, New York, ended up as a career and a job he loved, bringing his family to Liverpool, New York. He retired there after 40 years.
Known for his quick wit and love of chocolate, he was also an avid golfer, getting a hole-in-one at the age of 80, and then a second hole-in-one 3 weeks later!
He was an active member and Eucharistic Minister at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Liverpool and donated his time to Hope for Bereaved.
Survivors include his children, Terri (John) Piette, Marty (Diane) Brown, D.J. (Patty) Brown, and Julie Brown; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and multiple nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Richard is predeceased by his wife, Eunice Gritzmacher; his son, Keith Brown; his parents, Joseph Irvine Brown and Fannie Ray Heard; and seven siblings.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM Friday, August 17, 2018 at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1001 Tulip Street, Liverpool, with light refreshments to follow at the church. Interment will take place at Our Lady of Peace Mausoleum in Baldwinsville, New York.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Richard's name to AseraCare Hospice, 984 Loucks Road, Suite 1, York, PA 17404.
Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 South George Street, York, Pennsylvania, is assisting with arrangements.
Published on August 11, 2018
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St. Joseph the Worker Church

1001 Tulip Street, Liverpool, NY, USA

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Mary D'Auria Gibson
Aug 12, 2018
Terri and family. So sorry for your lose. Your parents were such sweet people.