JA Snow Funeral Home

339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS


Helen Patricia Brown

April 7, 1929May 20, 2020

Brown, Helen Patricia - age 91 of Halifax, Nova Scotia passed away May 20th, 2020 at the Northwood Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia she was the daughter of James Patrick O’Brien of Halifax, NS and Helen Maud (Mont) O’ Brien of Hammonds Plains, NS. She loved fishing, dancing, reading, doing crosswords and knitting. Her greatest joy was spending time with her friends and family. She was also a skilled pianist and loved a broad range of music, classical being one of her favourites. She was small but mighty and had a sharp wit. Some of her greatest gifts to her family was teaching us all to be kind, loving and strong.

She is survived by her three Daughters: Roberta Hartlen (John), Deborah Brown, Patricia Harlow (Harold); Six Sons: Roy (Betty) , Clarence (Ena Chipman) , Alan (Sharon Clarke) , Eric (Terri-Leigh) , Darrell (Donna Gardner) , Stephen (Shelley); Step Sister: Judith; Step Brother: John; 17 Grandchildren; 28 Great-Grandchildren; Great-Great Grandchild Predeceased by her husband Roy Stanley Brown, Brother Robert O’Brien daughter Lois, Granddaughter Tara, Grandson Brett and Great-grandson Carter A special thank you to all the staff on 4C for their care and dedication during this especially difficult time. Funeral Service / Memorial service will be held at a later date In lieu of flowers Donations may be made to IWK Hospital for Children Online condolences may be made at: www.jasnowfuneralhome.com


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George Robinson

May 26, 2020

Sorry to hear what happened to your loving mother. She will be greatly missed but not forgotten. She will be always keep and eye on your families from above.

George (coz) from Ottawa

Marilyn Fraser

May 24, 2020

Your mom was a very wonderful, caring and giving lady. We children and teenagers were blessed to have grown up knowing your mom and family. I am extremely saddened for your loss. May the Peace of Christ be with you all during this difficult time.
Marilyn Fraser
11 Frederick

Marion Macdonald

May 24, 2020

What a wonderful lady, who loved her family dearly. Thinking of you all. Marion lpn

Nicole Martelle

May 23, 2020

Pat was an absolute joy to be around. Strong, independent, sweet.... She will be missed on 4C. It was pleasure to know her. I'm sending all of my love to the family at this difficult time.


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