Harriet C. Brown, who worked for Monarch Office Services for 18 years, died Oct. 5 after a stroke at her home in Holiday, Fla. She was 76.
Born Harriet Minniga in Brunswick, she moved to Baltimore when she was 20 and worked in the offices of Montgomery Ward on Washington Boulevard.
In 1941, she married Edward Brown. Later, the couple lived in Homeland until they moved to Florida in 1980.
Mrs. Brown began working as a switchboard operator and receptionist for Monarch in 1956 and remained there for 18 years.
She was a member of SS Philip and James Roman Catholic Church on North Charles Street and was active with her husband in the Fourth Division, a World War II veterans' group.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Christina Helf of White Marsh; a brother, Walter Magalis of Arbutus; two granddaughters; two nieces; and two nephews.
Services for Mrs. Brown were held Oct. 9 in Holiday.