Family Mourns Rose Joanna Brown

By  //  March 11, 2012

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Rose Joanna Brown

BREVARD COUNTY • WEST MELBOURNE, FLORIDA — Rose Joanna Brown, 87, died March 7, 2012.

Born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island and came to Brevard County in 1962.

Rose was a member of Ascension Catholic Church.

She is survived by her sons, Bruce Brown and Theodore H. Brown, Jr.; daughters, Bonita Garcia, Ramona Cortellesi and Virginia McNaughton; six grandchildren; one great grandson; and sister, Madeline Costa.

She was predeceased by her husband, Theodore H. Brown, Sr.

Calling hours will be from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13th. Funeral will follow at 6 p.m. at Brownlie-Maxwell Chapel. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation, 4676 Wickham Road, Melbourne, Florida 32935.

Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home in Melbourne is serving the family, 321-723-2345.