Elvira K. Brown
Elvira Knauer Brown , 88, wife of the late Robert E. Brown of Norwalk passed away peacefully after a brief illness on November 28, 2015 in Danbury, CT.
Born on June 18, 1927 in Norwalk, she was the daughter of the late Berthold and Mary Knauer. Mrs. Brown was a lifelong resident of Norwalk and also enjoyed spending time at her home on Candlewood Lake. She graduated from Norwalk High School in 1945 and Katherine Gibbs School in New York in 1946. She married Robert Brown on May 15, 1948 in Norwalk. They were married for 44 years until his death in 1992.
She is survived by sons Richard Brown of Bridgewater, CT, George Brown of Danbury, CT, daughters Linda Dubos of Woodbury, CT and Lisa Jensen and her husband Peter of New Canaan, CT; 6 grandchildren, Cara Brown, Lauren Brown, Justin Brown and his wife Lauren, Rebecca Brown, Jack Jensen and Charlotte Jensen. She is also survived by her Aunt, Helen Garofalo of Danbury, CT.
She was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed by her family, friends and neighbors. Her greatest joy was to be with her children and grandchildren all of whom adored her.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM on Thursday, December 3rd at the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John’s Cemetery in Norwalk. Her family will receive friends on Thursday at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 AM.
The family would like to thank all the wonderful staff at Hancock Hall in Danbury, who took such great care of her. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in her name to: Hancock Hall Resident Council, 31 Staples Street, Danbury, CT 06810.