Jeanne F. Brown

November 1, 1948June 19, 2020

Jeanne F. Brown, age 71, of Swansea, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020.

Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Everett K. Brown and Margaret P. (Harrington) Brown.

A graduate of Sacred Heart School and Sacred Heart Academy, Class of 1966, Jeanne went on to attend Southeastern Massachusetts University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 1970. She worked as a Researcher involved in cancer research at RI Hospital for 40 years before retiring in 2012. She enjoyed traveling, art, science and historical museums, as well as plays and musical theater. She was an avid reader and loved all animals, especially cats and dogs.

She is survived by her siblings; Paul E. Brown and his wife Margaret T. of Middletown, RI and Colleen M. Brown of Swansea.

Jeanne’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Hathaway Manor for their excellent care and compassion.

Due to current restrictions on public gatherings, her funeral graveside services will be private for the immediate family. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Birchcrest, Swansea. Donations in Jeanne’s honor may be made to, the Swansea Animal Shelter, 68 Stevens Rd., Swansea, MA 02777.


  • Swansea Animal Shelter



  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020


  • Private Funeral and Burial


Jeanne F. Brown

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Kate Perry-Andrew

June 28, 2020

You have my deepest condolences on the loss of your sister. I wish you and your family healing and peace. You all are in my prayers.
Kate Perry-Andrew

Jennifer Dos Anjos

June 27, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss of Jeanne , you are in my thoughts and prayers, may you find comfort during your time of sorrow.
With sympathy,

Judy Evans

June 24, 2020

Colleen and family,

I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Jeanne. I worked with her at RI Hospital and later realized we lived in the same town. She was a wonderful person.

May God bless her!

Judy Evans

Ronald Valcourt

June 24, 2020

Deepest condolences to Colleen Brown and family on your loss.

Irene Sclafani (Bastos)

June 24, 2020

Colleen, so sorry to hear about your sister’s passing. I saw it on the SHA Facebook group. I’d love to hear how you have been all these years. Email me if you would like. I’d love to catch up. Again please accept my condolences on your loss. Irene Bastos Sclafani