1949 – 2022
Woodstock – George W. Brown, 73, of Woodstock Rd, passed away unexpectedly at his home, Thursday, July 21, 2022. He was the loving husband of Pamela (Bourque) Brown for 44.5 years. He was born on January 26, 1949, the son of the late George Jr. and Barbara (Marvin) Brown.
George was a 1967 graduate of Woodstock Academy, a 1975 graduate of Eastern CT State College, and a 1995 graduate of the University of CT School of Nursing. George worked as an emergency room nurse at Harrington Hospital, retiring in 2016. He also served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1970, completing a tour in Vietnam, and serving in Germany. He was a past chief and lifetime member of the Muddy Brook Fire Department having served 55 years. He was an active member of the East Woodstock Congregational Church, and an active member of the Danielson Veterans Coffeehouse. He will be remembered for his great love of his family and friends, his country, his church, and his community.
In addition to his wife Pamela, George is survived by his children, Kristen Brown and her fiancé Ryan Garceau, and Emily Mleko and her husband Adam; his granddaughter, Ava Mleko; and his siblings, Susan Converse, and David Brown. He is predeceased by his sister, the late Sharon Neely.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, July 29, 2022 in the East Woodstock Congregational Church, 220 Woodstock Rd, East Woodstock, CT 06244.
Memorial donations may be made to the Muddy Brook Fire Department, P.O. Box 222, East Woodstock, CT 06244, or to the Veteran’s Coffeehouse, c/o The Putnam Elks Lodge, 64 Edmonds St, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.