Brattleboro- Jerry Arland Brown, 55, of Dale Shoe Building Apartments on Birge Street passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, July 6, 2017.
Jerry was born in Brattleboro on August 14, 1961, the son of Merle and June (Harris) Brown. A lifelong resident of town, Jerry attended the former Francis Hicks School and also schools in Rutland.
For several years he had worked at Linden Gardens in Brattleboro. A quiet unassuming man, Jerry was known for his spirit of friendship and pleasant smile.
Of his pastimes and interests, he enjoyed music, taking walks around town and time spent at his favorite haunt, Bruegger’s Bagel Shop in the Price Chopper Plaza. He also liked spectator sports and was an avid Boston Red Sox and Celtics fan.
Survivors include, his mother, June Lawrence of Brattleboro, one sister, Sandra Mattison of Brattleboro, a nephew, Dale Hutchins also of Brattleboro and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Jerry was predeceased by his father, Merle Brown and his step-father, Stewart Lawrence.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 AM at the Mountain View Seventh Day Adventist Church in Vernon with Pastor Art Miller, officiating. Burial will follow in South Newfane Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in his name may be made to Rescue Inc., PO Box 593, Brattleboro, VT 05302.