Marie F. (Ivone) Brown
1934 - 2020
Marie F. (Ivone) Brown, 86, a lifelong resident
of Malden, died Friday, August 7, 2020 at Bear Hill
Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Stoneham after a brief
illness. She was born in East Boston, January 3, 1934 to
Concetta (Cozzo) and Frank Ivone. Marie was the loving wife of
the late Walter R. Brown and they shared 54 years together until
Walter's passing in 2010.
Marie was a graduate of Winthrop School of
Nursing and had a long career at various nursing homes, retiring
from The Fitch Home in Melrose. After her retirement, Marie
enjoyed time with family and friends and was especially proud of
her cherished grandchildren. She never missed an opportunity to
spend time with them or to brag of their accomplishments.
Marie is survived by her children Robert W. and
Nancy Brown of North Reading, and Joanne M. and Ed Gayron of
Saugus, her dear friend Emma Grenier of Malden, and her
grandchildren Nicholas Brown, Jonathan Brown, Shannon Gayron,
and Allison Gayron and her fiancé Alex Kleinschmidt. In
addition to her parents, Marie was preceded in death by her
siblings Catherine, Nicholas and Frank.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August
13th, in the Immaculate Conception Church. 600
Pleasant St, Malden, at 10 AM. Due to the ongoing epidemic, a
private burial will be held in the Forest Dale Cemetery in
Malden. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Marie may
be made to a charity of your choice.