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Jean Brown

November 18, 1930 - February 10, 2018


Jean was born in Entwhistle Alberta, at a young age moved with her family to Lake Cowichan where she resided for the rest of her life.  Married Sam Brown in April 1947 and had four children. While in Lake Cowichan she spent many years in public service, as chairman of the school board, elected town counselor and Mayor for three years. Jean won several awards and worked with Dorothy Clode and Sam Beldessi to build the Seniors Evergreen Housing Complex.

Sincere appreciation to Dr. Kerswell, Dr. Pewarchuk, Dr. Wilhem, Dr. Masuda, the nurses at VIHA, as well as the homecare workers who tried to make her last days comfortable.

Mom, you will always be on our minds and in our hearts forever.

Love you so much; George Brown, Kerry (Joy) Brown, Barb (Jim) Main, Cathy (Roger) Ford and grandson Nathan.

Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday March 03, 2018 at 3:30 pm at HW Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre, 5285 Polkey Road, Duncan, BC.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Jean’s memory to the BC Autism Society.


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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation & Burial Centre

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: shelley shillito (white)
Relation: friend

I am deeply saddened to hear the news about your Mom. She was a wonderful lady and I have many fond memories of her. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. You were all so blessed to have had her in your lives ..I hope your Mom will meet up with my Mom and they can catch up about the last 25 years. Sincerely Shelley

From: David & Val Hignell

Jean was such a community person. We first met her through the formation of the Eco Museum in the 80’s and admired her thoroughly. Her wit and insight and her smile made a lasting impression. You must be very proud to be members of Jeans family. Our condolences to you.

From: Joni Johal
Relation: Friend

Our sincere condolences to the Brown family, Jean was a person who loved her community and gave back as much as she could. We all remember her being such a caring, loving individual who always made time to stop for a chat whenever she walked by.

Sincerely, The Johal Family

From: Elizabeth Clode
Relation: A life long friend.

Jean your lively wit, and strength of character will be greatly missed in our family.

From: Eric Lundberg
Relation: She was the mayor of our village , chairperson of our School district

Our condolences to Jean’s family. She was a strong advocate for education in our community and I will always remember her for that . Proud to call her a friend . Rip

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