Clipped From The Morning News
Fred J. Brown Fred J. "Brownie" Brown, 65, of 30 Chambers St., Newark, died Friday of an apparent heart attack at home. Mr. Brown worked at Chrysler Corp. for 30 years, retiring as a paint department inspector in 1981. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 475 in Newark. He enjoyed horse races. . Since retiring, Mr. Brown had become a familiar sight on the University of Delaware campus, where he collected cans, his family said. "All the kids at the university saved them for him," his daughter, Deborah J. Johnson, said. "When he went in the hospital the last time, they all brought them over to the house." In addition to his daughter, who lives in Elsmere, he is survived by his wife, Elinor K.; a son, John A. of Landenberg, Pa.; a stepdaughter, Kay Sharp of Largo, Fla.; his mother, Edna Clayton of Dundalk, Md.; a sister, Elizabeth Clayton of Dundalk; and nine grandchildren. His son, Fred M. of Elkton, Md., HiH in December 1987. Service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at R.T. Jones and Son Funeral Home, 122 W. Main St., Newark.. Burial will be in Newark Methodist Cemetery. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association, Wilmington.