November 26th 1915 – December 27th 2012
Surrounded by her loving family Floral (Patty) Lily Marguerite Brown (nee Blow) passed away peacefully at Dunrovin Lodge in Quesnel BC on December 27th 2012. Floral was born in Lachute Quebec , to Charles E. Blow and Floral (nee Humphries). Her pre -school years were spent in Montreal and she moved to Prongie Saskatchewan at the age of 6. She was raised by her aunt Alice and her family until she returned to Montreal at 22 where she was reunited with her mother Floral. In Montreal she met and married Earl Thomas Brown on November 1st 1938. When Earl went overseas Floral moved with her three small girls back to help Aunt Alice on the farm in Saskatchewan. When Earl returned from overseas they stayed in Saskatchewan for 5 years and had two sons there. They left Saskatchewan for BC where they had three additional daughters. They raised their family of seven in the Quesnel and Prince George area. When they retired they moved to Salmon Arm then Hedley and Princeton. They returned to Quesnel in 1995.
Floral is predeceased by husband Earl (of 60 years), her daughter Earline Wilkins, mother Floral Scullion father Charles Blow , brother Kenneth Humphreys, son-in-law Robert Krause and infant daughter Floral.
She is survived by her twin daughters Patty (Mac) Miller, Peggy (David) Reid, her sons Chuck (Derrill) Brown, Gerald (Judy) Brown, and daughters Gloria Brown (Stan Morris) Penny Brown (Gene LeDuc), sons-in-law Ron Wilkins, Bill Moore, and John Baker, 18 grandchildren, 54 great -grandchildren, 14 great-great – grandchildren.
Services were held at 1:00 PM January 5, 2013 at North Star Fellowship Baptist Church, 301 Northstar Road Quesnel. Pastor Norm Botteril officiated. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in memory of Floral Brown to Dunrovin Park Lodge. Condolences can be emailed to Stonebridge@shaw.ca.
Funeral arrangements are in care of Clayton’s Funeral Directors, Quesnel, BC.