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“I want to share with Uncle Don & Nancy,Patty & Keith that she will be truly missed. She is a loving kind Aunt. I will miss her deeply. Uncle Don if...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Jean Karchefsky - Willoughby, OH

“On behalf of Girl Scouts of Connecticut, we offer our condolences for the passing of your loved one, who was a sister in Girl Scouting. Her...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Barneby - Hartford, CT

“What a wonderful lady Mrs. Brown was and a great neighbor. I have many fond memories of Mrs. Brown growing up on Saltbox Lane. My sisters and I were...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Alletson - CT

“If Alf were looking over my shoulder as I write, he would be nodding his head in agreement. It speaks volumes when your children love your good...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Audie Lawson - Pittsford, NY

“My husband, Bill, and I are privileged to have known Georgie through our relationship with the Kinnunen's. What a special lady she was. Always so...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ann Parke - Lancaster, PA

“Dear Mr. Brown, I was sadden to learn of the passing of your wife Georgie. I remember her kindness when I was growing up on Gardiner St/ Salt Box...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jim Biggart - Clinton, CT

“Don and family: My deepest symphony.Georgie was always a delight to be with and I'm sure she will find Jane in heaven. Don - I will return from...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy to the family. I remember her well growing up and playing with Patty. She was always the perfect image of a perfect mother. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Jeff and Kathy Frate - Darien, CT

“I'm so sorry for your loss. It is so hard to lose someone we love in death. May our heavenly Father give you the comfort and peace that you need now...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Dearest Uncle Don, Nancy, Jay, Patty, Peter, Keith, Wendy, and grand and great-grandchildren of one of the most wonderful, kind and gracious women I...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Tracy Czuprynski - Hudson, WI

“Don&Georgie Brown were like family to meand the rest of the Irving family. She wasa role model for me over the years. She leaves a wonderful family. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Charlotte Irving Lindsey - Kent, CT

“Mrs. Brown welcomed our whole family into hers when my brother, Peter, married her daughter, Patty. I will always remember her beautiful smile, her...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Liisa K Elsner - Croton on Hudson, NY

“'I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.' - Maya...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Denise Moses - North Haven, CT

“I JUST HEARD OF GEORGIE'S PASSING. I AMY SO SORRY. SHE AND YOUR WHOLE FAMILY ARE SO SPECIAL TO ME AND WHAT THEY HAVE DONE FOR PEROSN TO PERSON. I...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: JUDY KILMARTIN - DARIEN, CT


On Monday, November 7, Georgie Brown passed away peacefully with her husband of 68 years, Don Brown holding her hand. Everyone who knew her was touched by her compassion, her philanthropy and her lifelong service to others. Born in Stamford in 1925, she was the daughter of Scottish immigrants and a life long member of the Daughters of Scotia. She graduated from Stamford High School and advanced to Merrill Business School where she studied accounting. She was an accomplished bookkeeper, a talent she continued to refine throughout her life. Always the advocate for her children's education, Georgie was an active volunteer in the Darien school system. This dedication to education led her to initiating and installing the first library at Baker Elementary School. She spent many years serving as a Brownie, Girl Scout, and Cub Scout leader. She was heavily involved in fund raising for the first Press Box at Darien High School. In later years she became actively involved in the PEO, an organization with a primary focus on providing educational opportunities for female students worldwide. She was a member of the First Congregational Church for over 50 years serving in the Women's Association, as a Sunday School teacher and on numerous church boards. She and Don helped establish the existing Nursery School at the Church. She deeply cherished her lifelong church friendships. In addition to her husband, Don, Georgie is survived by her three children and their spouses, Nancy (Jay) Condon, Patricia (Peter) Kinnunen, Keith (Wendy) Brown. She was lovingly known as Granny to her eight grandchildren, Matt and Steve Condon, Rachel Kinnunen Crable, Amy Kinnunen Parke, Jeff Kinnunen, Jon, Lizzy, and Alex Brown, and 9 great grandchildren. The eternal optimist, her innate ability to learn music by ear, strong sense of rhythm on the dance floor and love of time spent with friends and family, made everyone she came in contact with grateful to have known her. With a quiet tone, contagious laugh and thoughtful stories, Georgie leaves us all with an understanding of the impact we can have on one another with a little more, love, patience and gratitude for the gifts life has to provide. She will be profoundly missed. A celebration of her life will be held on Monday, November 14, at 2:00 pm at The First Congregational Church in Darien, CT. Memorial donations may be made to: The First Congregational Church, 14 Brookside Rd. Darien, CT 06820 or American Macular Degeneration Foundation P. O. Box 515 North Hampton, MA 01061-0515