The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

January 13, 2014

Bessie Sevilla Brown

HOLLIDAYSBURG — BROWN – Bessie Sevilla, 93 formerly of Somerset and Johnstown, died Jan. 11, 2014, at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Born Nov. 9, 1920, in Acosta, daughter of Pius W. and Lulu Blanche (Shirey) Woy. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Kenneth William Brown, who died May 27, 1998; daughter-in-law, the former Pamela Trent, who died Nov. 27, 2013; brother, Paul Woy; sister, Florence Barron, who died Jan. 7, 2014; infant brother; George; and infant sister, Dorothy. Survived by children, William L. Brown, Elyria, Ohio; and Bonnie L. Brown, Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren, William A. Brown; Leanna Brown; and Carolyn McDowell, and husband, Kenneth; and great-grandchildren, Kenneth Brown and Madeline McDowell. Also survived by sisters, Gladys Boileau and Irma Auman; brother, Dwight Woy, and wife, Mary Ruth; and sisters-in-law, Gladys Hollsopple; Betty Brown; and Alice Woy. Bessie is a 1938 graduate of Somerset High School, she attended cosmetology school and had a license to practice for many years. She was a longtime member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Somerset. Since 1997, Bessie resided at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, where she received excellent and compassionate care. No viewing or visitation and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 918 Tayman Ave., Somerset, Pa. 15501. Arrangements by Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset. (www.haugerzeigler.com)

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