Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services – Portland

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Bethany Jane Brown

April 15, 1982February 26, 2020

She was born on April 15, 1982 in Portland, ME a daughter of David W. Brown Jr. of New Gloucester, ME and Lynn C. (Pooler) Brown of Portland. She grew up in Portland, attending local area schools.

Beth had a passion for drawing and also spent her spare time cooking, reading, camping and spending time with family and friends.

Besides her parents, she is survived by five children Ashton Brown of Westbrook, Jayden Gilman of Gorham, Madison Fudge of Portland, Lilliana Gilman of Gorham and Parker Briggs of Falmouth. She also leaves her, paternal grandmother, Nancy Brown of New Gloucester, brother David W. Brown III of Portland as well as a niece Carmen Brown of South Portland, two nephews David W. Brown IV of South Portland and Lucas Brown of Scarborough and many aunts uncles and cousins.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, Brigham’s & Woman’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Center for their compassionate care and support. You have truly touched our lives and will not be forgotten. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress Street, Portland. Burial will follow at Brooklawn Memorial Park, 2002 Congress Street, Portland.


  • Memorial Mass Friday, March 6, 2020


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Kara Freundlich

March 6, 2020

The last time I saw Beth, she joked, “I’ll probably live another 6 years and defy the odds. I’ll outlive everybody!”

I wish that prophecy had come true.

Love you, Bethany, and will miss u very much.

Sharaleigh and Zachary Moore

March 6, 2020

Zachary ad I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Beth's Mother and the entire family during this heartbreaking time. Bethy, you were the most AMAZING friend anybody would be honored to have had for 25 years. I will never forget our memories and how much your friendship meant to me. My love and heart will always be with you. Fly high

Tanya Santos

March 4, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss Bethany was I really fun loving person I didn't know her for long but the time that I knew her she always brighten my day. Xoxoxo

Dee Freeman

March 3, 2020

I did not have the pleasure of meeting Bethany.
To the family. I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart hurts. My prayers with you all.

Christina DeStefano

March 2, 2020

She was always kind hearted and was willing to go any lengths for any one.

destiny knights

March 1, 2020

even if your gone your always by my side

Apryl Deschambeault

March 1, 2020

Beth you honorrd me with your friendship my first day in portland to being there when i went into labor 2 weeks after you had baby. We are blessed to hv seen you last month. With love may you rest in peace.

Paula Dame

March 1, 2020

Lynn, David and family I'm very sorry for the loss of your daughter losing a child is something no parent should ever have to deal with,keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers

Linette Selah

March 1, 2020

Our deepest condolences to the whole family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.