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Audrey Ellen Brown

Obituary for Audrey Ellen Brown

September 7, 1933 - May 5, 2018
Westlake, Ohio | Age 84

Loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother


Audrey Ellen Brown (nee Dowling), 84, of Westlake, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.
Audrey was born September 7, 1933 in Detroit, MI. Her family moved to the Cleveland area where she attended Bay Village High School and graduated with the class of 1951. After graduation, she worked as a secretary for the Erie Lackawanna Railroad.
Audrey married the love of her life, Bryce T. Brown, on September 11, 1954. Together they raised seven children; 5 boys and 2 girls. She enjoyed playing cards with her friends and family, especially if money was involved. In the summers, Audrey lovingly tended to her rose garden. Also, she enjoyed family gatherings. Audrey was a faithful member and volunteer at Holy Trinity Church in Avon and a member of the church's Guild.
In later years, Audrey enjoyed genealogical research. She would share the information that she found with anyone who would listen. As part of her research, she and her husband, traveled to Ireland, Scotland, England, and Canada, where she befriended many of the locals she spoke with.
Audrey is survived by her husband, Bryce T.; children, Bryce J. (Krista) of Wellington, Audrey C. Gallo (Dale) of North Royalton, Michael D of Berea, Thomas M. of St. Joseph, MO, Timothy J. (Debra) of Avon Lake, Nancy A. Pfeil of Strongsville, and Christopher P. (Kristi) of Olmsted Falls. She was a devoted grandmother of 25 and great- grandmother of 3.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas R. and Hazel (Cinnamon) Dowling; siblings, Thomas R. "Bud" Dowling and Marilyn Albee.
All services are private arranged by BUSCH FUNERAL HOMES 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, Ohio.

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