1958 – 2017
Pomfret Center – Susan Christine Brown, 58, of Searles Road, died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at home. Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Richard J. and Joan (O’Rourke) Brown.
Ms. Brown worked as a Coding Coordinator at United Natural Foods in Dayville.
Susan was devoted to helping others. She was an active volunteer at the Pomfret Food Pantry. She was the team captain for the UNFI Relay for Life Team “Natural Born Heroes,” raising over $200,000 over the years. She also worked as an American Sign Language interpreter. She enjoyed singing, reading, traveling, theatrics, and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Susan is survived by her brothers, Richard Brown and his life partner Brian Marks of Philadelphia, PA, and Gregory Brown and his wife Stella of Cumberland, RI; her sister, Pamela Smith and her life partner William Moskowitz of Philadelphia, PA; her special aunt, Margret Walsh of Cambridge, MA; her nieces, Cara Policelli and her husband Henry of Louisville, CO, and Laura Smith of Portsmouth, NH; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Susan’s family from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam.
Memorial donations may be made to the Relay For Life of Northeast Connecticut, 825 Brook Street I-91 Tech Center, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, or the Pomfret Food Pantry, 207 Mashamoquet Road (Route 44), Pomfret Center, CT, 06259. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.