A loving farewell to Stanley C. Brown, 86, of Belgrade, who passed away on March 17, 2018 of natural causes. He was called home to be with our Lord. He is with his loved ones in Heaven. His Sister Bernice Clifford, his brothers, Norman, Roland & Leonard Brown & his Parents, Roland J. Brown and Marion Y. Fortier Brown. Stan was born in Brookline, NH on January 4, 1932. His family later moved to Portland, Maine & he attended Park St. Elementary School. They later moved to Lyn, MA. He graduated from Lynn Classical High in 1949. He then earned a degree in Accounting at Bentley School of Accounting in Boston, MA & graduated in 1951.
Stan enlisted in the Army on November 8, 1951 as a 2nd Lieutenant. He was a Senior Instructor in the preparatory marksmanship phase and the range firing phase of machine gun training and assigned as Platoon Leader in a Heavy Weapons Company. His unit was Combat Infantry. He served on active duty in the front lines during the Korean War. Following his discharge on April 22, 1954 at FT Benning, GA, Stan attended Boston College where he earned a BS degree in Business and graduated Magna Cum Lade in 1958. He then spent time on his Master’s degree at NYU. Stan had an active business life as President & V.P of several businesses. He was an energetic and willing worker.
He leaves three children from his first wife, Sheila Mahoney of Belmont, MA. They are: John, Kathleen and Jeanne Brown and one daughter, Anne-Marie from his second wife, Mary Maher of Massachusetts, who departed this world in 1985. Anne-Marie is married to Justin Trotter. They are both Army Veterans and live in Parker, CO.
Stan joined his long-time sweetheart & best friend Audrey Perreault-Brown in Belgrade, MT on April 29, 2009. They re-married in May-2016. Before moving to Belgrade, MT. Stan lived in Derry, NH where he met Audrey at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in 1987. Stan was a Eucharistic Minister and Audrey was a Lector. They originally married in December 1989 & helped raise their two grandchildren, Madison & Dylan. They are godparents to Dylan who was baptized at St. Thomas Aquinas.
Stan enjoyed his grandkids very much & the children loved being with him. They live in Pennsylvania with their mother Jennifer Tripp & step-dad Eric Tripp.
He loved to exercise with weights & he took long walks every day. He had an interest in the health & vitamin field. Stan was loved by everyone who knew him. Stan loved to laugh and make people comfortable and happy, often kidding on a lighter note to life. He was an avid reader of religious books and the lives of Saints. He had a true and strong love for God. He prayed fervently and often. Morally, he was above reproach. Stan was an exceptional man and will live on in the hearts of all who knew him. He is survived by his wife Audrey who lovingly cared for him in their home for five years following his first stroke in June of 2013. He is deeply loved and will be missed by his wife Audrey forever.
Funeral Services will be held at Dahl Funeral & Cremation Service Tribute Center, 300 Highland Ave. Bozeman, MT on March 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial for Stan will be held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church by Father Leo Proxell on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 10:00 am followed by an inurnment with Military Honors at Fort Harrison, Veterans Drive, Helena, Montana at 3:00 pm.
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