Jeffrey Lawrence Brown of Farrell passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, after saving a young boy from dangerous waters in Cancun, Mexico. He was 50.
Mr. Brown was born Dec. 2, 1963, in Summit, N.J., a son of Robert Milton and Helen Maguire Brown.
Jeffrey graduated from Union Catholic Boy’s High School. Following high school, he went on to obtain a degree in civil engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Mr. Brown was employed at Tennessee Gas Pipeline, a Kinder Morgan Co., where he was a senior pipeline engineer for the past 13 years.
He was of Catholic faith. Jeffrey was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6404, Sharpsville; Knights of Columbus Council 684, Sharon; Sons of Italy Shenango Valley; and Farrell Sportsman Club.
Jeffrey loved life to the fullest and looked forward to spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by a sister, Caroline Chamness and her husband David, Kingwood, Texas; a longtime friend, Jim Burns; and Jeffrey’s companion, Tracy Duez.
Jeffrey was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6404, 215 N. Walnut St., Sharpsville, PA 16150; or Knights of Columbus Council 684, 1073 Division St., Sharon, PA 16146.
Jeffrey Lawrence, 50, Farrell.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday (4-11-14) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Friends may e-mail condolences by visiting www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Service: Funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday (4-12-14) in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jason Glover, in resident pastor at St. Joseph’s Church, Sharon, officiating.
Interment: St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage.