Paul Richard Brown, 69, of Cornelius, formerly of Long Island, passed away July 17 at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 25, 1947 to the late Patrick and Pauline Brown. He served proudly in the US Army and was stationed in Vietnam from 1968-70. Paul was a member of Grace Covenant Church, earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Oklahoma and worked for the Suffolk County Department of Labor for 31 years. In addition to spending time with his family and friends, he loved bowling and football.
Survivors include his wife Patricia Brown; children, Stefanie Tarantino of Gastonia, Janice Kahn of Gastonia, and Paul Michael Brown of Charlotte; son-in-law, Steve Kahn and daughter-in-law, Tamara Brown; grandchildren, Julia, Brian, Emily, Benjamin, Olivia, Brady, Jack and Henry; and sister, Geraldine Bilotto.
A memorial service will be held at Grace Covenant Church at 1 PM Saturday, July 22 with visitation following the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Neighborhood Care Center via www.neighborhoodcc.org.
James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family. www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com