John Joseph Brown

March 10, 1941October 23, 2010

John J. Brown, age 69 died Sat. Oct. 23, 2010 in Blue Hills Center in Stoughton. He was the husband of Florence M. (LaPorte) Brown for the past 51 years.

Born in Fall River, a son of the late John L. Brown, Jr. and Mary C. (Smith) Brown , he moved to Assonet in 1954. He was a graduate of Dighton High School, Class of 1959. Mr. Brown worked for the former Barboza Enterprise, Weir Auto and Toyota for thirty five years. His hobbies included cooking, fishing, golfing and working in his yard.

Surviving in addition to his wife: Son Richard P. Brown and his wife Donna of Cranston, RI, daughter Lynn C. Brown of Attleboro, brothers: Charles P. Brown and his wife Dorothy of Hagaman, NY, Richard P. Brown and his wife Mary E. Rezendes Brown of Assonet, grandchildren Chantal, Chelsea, Chloe and Molly and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held Thurs Oct. 28, 2010 at 8:30AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT ROSE E. SULLIVAN, 866 County St. Somerset followed by a funeral mass at 10AM in St. Bernard’s Church 30 South Main St. Assonet. Visiting hours Wed. 4-7PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts Chapter 311 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA. 02472. Burial in Assonet Burying Grounds.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 28, 2010
  • Visitation Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • Burial Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Dick & Lillian Rocha

November 28, 2010

With Deepest sympathy.Dick & I always liked John.May he rest in peace.
Dick & Lillian Rocha

October 29, 2010



Dawn (Roessing) Jacobs

October 29, 2010

To the Brown family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I worked with John at Weir Auto and he helped me with my first car. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of John.

Pam McCarthy

October 28, 2010

Lynn, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Mike, Pam and Caitlyn McCarthy

Lori Chartier

October 28, 2010

Dear Rick, Bob and I want to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family at this very sad time. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Your neighbors & friends Lori, Bob and Jacob

Carol Carrier

October 27, 2010

Florence and family-
My deepest sympathy to you at this time. May the happy memories you shared with each other be a comfort to each one of you.

Annie Cronin-Silva

October 27, 2010

Lynnie & Mrs Brown-
Deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad and husband. I only hope the memories you shared with him can comfort you during this difficult time. Sending you big hugs!
Love- Annie Cronin-Silva(as Mom Brown would say Pretty Kitty) & Melanie Silva

bob & bernice vieira

October 27, 2010

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Tom & Diana Manera

October 27, 2010

Flo, Rick, Lynn and Family

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Florence Brown

October 27, 2010

You were the only one who could light up my life. No one could spoil me like you did. Love and Miss you!