Howard H. Brown

October 3, 1932December 27, 2010

Howard H. Brown, 78, of Pontiac Avenue, Cranston passed away December 27, 2010. He was the husband of Ann (Baffaro) Brown for 55 years.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Isaac “Ike” and Bertha (Spitznagle) Brown.

Howard was a machine operator for R.I. Insulated Wire for 37 years before retiring. He was also a Veteran of the Korean War.

He was the father of Shirley Brown and Jean Conforti; grandfather of Krystal Gabrielle, Stephen Coffey and Chelsea and Briana Perry and great grandfather of Gianna Gabrielle. He was also the brother of John, Mabel (who raised Howard after his parents passed), Ruth, Nina, Elmer, Martha, Chester, Julia, Royal and Isaac III.

His funeral will be held Thursday at 9:30 am in the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence followed by a service in the funeral home at 10:00 am. Burial to follow in R.I. Veteran’s Cemetery. VISITATION WEDNESDAY 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.


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January 2, 2011

Shirley and Jeannie, we just heard of your dad's passing. We are so very sorry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wayne and Sharon Lima

Donna Garris

December 31, 2010

Aunt Ann,Shirley and Jeanie:I am sorry for the loss of Uncle Howard.I have good memories of family get togethers such a sweet man will remember him always.My condolences at this difficult time. May God be with you . Love you

liz guadagno

December 29, 2010

Grief can be so hard during the holidays, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one this holiday season.

Erika Coico

December 29, 2010

Ann,Jeanie,Shirley,and family: My thoughts and prayers go out to your family for the loss of your husband, dad, and grandfather. I have many good memories of Howard when Jean and I were kids. This is a very sad loss to your family I'm sure. All my love Erika

Carolyn Maynard

December 29, 2010

Dear aunt Anna & family, our deepest sympathy for the loss of uncle Howard. A wonderful man, who also worked with my dad, Gilbert Marshall. Later became my uncle through marriage. A sweet and gentle man, Who is in Gods hands, and, at peace. He will always be missed greatly.

Carol B Maynard

Deb Salone

December 29, 2010

Auntie Anna, Shirley, and Jeannie: I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Uncle Howie.. I adored him.. He was a wonderful man . He taught me all about music and old movies and I have wonderful memories. He took me to see the Sound of Music the first day it came out.. He was spiritual, honest and a loyal family man. He will be forever missed. I am out of state until late Friday so I am unable to attend but know I am there in spririt. Thank you for sharing him with me. Love, Debbie

The Staff of Romano Funeral Home

December 29, 2010

Offering our deepest condolences at this difficult time.