OBITUARY

Carol Ann Brown

December 30, 1934March 5, 2019

Carol Ann Brown, age 84, of St. Clair Shores, Michigan passed away on March 5, 2019, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. She was born on December 30, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan to the proud parents Steven and Clara Sidowski. After high school graduation, Carol pursued a career in banking. In 1957 she wed James Neil Brown and enjoyed 62 years of marriage. Carol was the loving mother of Kim (Ed) Ader, Kris Brown-Thomas, Kari (Pat) Fox, and Jim (Terri) Brown. She was the cherished grandmother of Eddie Ader, Marissa Bratt, Vince Ader, Natalie Thomas, Patricia Ader, Liam Thomas, and Sean Brown. She was the dear sister to Arlene Makowski and the proud aunt to over 50 nieces and nephews.

Over the years, Carol and Jim enjoyed vacationing throughout Michigan. They also visited Colorado and Arizona, had a wonderful trip to Europe and spent a few winters in Florida. At home, Carol's favorite pastimes were to entertain and be entertained by her grandchildren and to sit in the sun and read with a cool drink near at hand. She had a warm and loving personality and an easy laugh. She will be dearly missed by the many families and friends who knew and loved her.

Family will receive friends on Saturday March 23, 2019, beginning at 10:00 am, until the time of Mass at 11:00 am, at St. Lucy Catholic Church 23401 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores, Michigan 48080. Memorial contributions to her favored charities of Children’s Hospital of Detroit or St. Jude Children’s Research Fund would be appreciated.

  • FAMILY

  • James Neil Brown, Husband
  • Kim (Ed) Ader, Daughter
  • Kris Brown-Thomas, Daughter
  • Kari (Pat) Fox, Daughter
  • Jim (Terri) Brown, Son
  • Eddie Ader, Grandchild
  • Marissa Bratt, Grandchild
  • Vince Ader, Grandchild
  • Natalie Thomas, Grandchild
  • Patricia Ader, Grandchild
  • Liam Thomas, Grandchild
  • Sean Brown, Grandchild
  • Arlene Makowski, Sister
  • Carol was also the proud aunt to over 50 nieces and nephews.

    She was born on December 30, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan to the proud parents Steven and Clara Sidowski.

Services

23 March

Instate

10:00 am - 11:00 am

St. Lucy Catholic Church

23401 Jefferson Ave
St. Clair Shores, Michigan 48080

23 March

Funeral Mass

11:00 am

St. Lucy Catholic Church

23401 Jefferson Ave
St. Clair Shores, Michigan 48080

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Biography

Carol Ann Brown, age 84, of St. Clair Shores, Michigan passed away on March 5, 2019, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. She was born on December 30, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan to the proud parents Steven and Clara Sidowski. After high school graduation, Carol pursued a career in banking. In 1957 she wed James Neil Brown and enjoyed 62 years of marriage. Carol was the loving mother of Kim (Ed) Ader, Kris Brown-Thomas, Kari (Pat) Fox, and Jim (Terri) Brown. She was the cherished grandmother of Eddie Ader, Marissa Bratt, Vince Ader, Natalie Thomas, Patricia Ader, Liam Thomas, and Sean Brown. She was the dear sister to Arlene Makowski and the proud aunt to over 50 nieces and nephews.

Over the years, Carol and Jim enjoyed vacationing throughout Michigan. They also visited Colorado and Arizona, had a wonderful trip to Europe and spent a few winters in Florida. At home, Carol's favorite pastimes were to entertain and be entertained by her grandchildren and to sit in the sun and read with a cool drink near at hand. She had a warm and loving personality and an easy laugh. She will be dearly missed by the many families and friends who knew and loved her.

Family will receive friends on Saturday March 23, 2019, beginning at 10:00 am, until the time of Mass at 11:00 am, at St. Lucy Catholic Church 23401 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores, Michigan 48080.