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February 1, 1922 - November 13, 2015
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Jean E. Brown, 93, of Hopkinton, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 13, 2015. Born in Dana, MA, she was the wife of the late Norman Brown and the daughter of the late Sarah (Douglas) and Leslie T. Haskins.
Jeane was best known for her kind nature, cheerful optimism, and bringing out the best in all who knew her. She loved working in her gardens and they continue to delight all who pass by. She was a librarian at the Hopkinton Public Library, a store window designer, and a life-long artist. Jeane used her talents to hand paint town seals on many fire truck doors for Continental Fire Trucks, founded by her husband.
She is survived by her children, Diane Facendola and her longtime boyfriend, Tom Drawe, of Hopkinton, Nancy Joyce and her husband Michael of Moultonborough, NH, Steven Brown and his wife Janet of Cambridge; her brother, Alvan Haskins of Framingham and 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by two daughters, Bonnie Wentworth and Sandy Brown and her brother E. Douglas Haskins.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 17th at 11:00 a.m. at the Faith Community Church in Hopkinton. Donations may be made to Mary Ann Morse Nursing Home, Employee Fund, 45 Union St. Natick, MA 01760. Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com