Dorothy Winifred Brown, age 95, of Painted Post, NY passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 at her home surrounded by her beloved grandchildren.
Dorothy was born on September 21, 1922 in Corning, NY, the daughter of the late Phineas and the late Florence Tuttle. She married Stanley Brown in 1941. He predeceased her in 1975.
She was employed by the Corning Painted Post School District as a custodian. Dorothy will be remembered for her strong faith and her unending love of family. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her pride and joy. She was a true matriarch and will be missed dearly.
She is survived by, son-in-law, John R. Mitchell of Painted Post, NY; grandchildren: Darcy L. (Eric) Young of Suwanee, GA, Christa (Jon) Stelmack of Corning, NY, Christopher J. (Danielle) Mitchell of Painted Post, NY; great grandchildren: Brandon Mitchell Young, Robert John Young, Macy Olivia Young, Hannah Marlene Stelmack, Owen Christopher Stelmack and Jaxon Christopher Mitchell.
In addition to her parents and Stanley, Dorothy was predeceased by her daughter, Marlene J. Brown Mitchell.
Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 11:00 – 1:00 pm at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, NY. A funeral service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 1:00 pm, Dr. Wayne Fain officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot in Hope Cemetery, Corning.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Pathways for the dedication, support and loving care they provided Dorothy throughout her last years.