Francis George Brown, 93, of Bristol


BRISTOL — Francis George Brown, 93, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at his home in Bristol.

He was born Feb. 19, 1929, in Weybridge, Vt., the son of Joseph E. Brown Jr. and Dorothy I. Tatro.

He served in the Korean War in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Bristol American Legion Post 19 and VFW.

Francis married Rita M. (Robidoux) Brown on June 22, 1953, and she predeceased him on Oct. 21, 2020.

He was predeceased by his brothers Bernard and Robert; his sister Linda Ramsey; and Mitzi, beloved dog and great-granddog Gunner.

Francis is survived by a son, Ronald and his wife Betty Brown; two grandsons, Jody and Louis Brown: great-grandson, Hunter Brown all of Lincoln; three brothers, John (Joyce) of Bristol, James (Belinda) of Middlebury and Dan of Ferrisburgh; three sisters, Teresa (Joseph) Robidoux of Bristol, Rosie Brown of Bristol, Barbara (John) Saskiewicz of New York; brother-in-law Henry Ramsey; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol in the spring. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Addison County Home Health & Hospice, PO Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753. To send online condolences to his family please visit◊


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