Mary Edna Brown, 91, homemaker

July 05, 2006

Mary Edna Brown, a homemaker and the secretary and treasurer of a family plumbing business, died of pneumonia Sunday at Manor Care Rossville. The longtime Perry Hall resident was 91.

Born and raised in West Baltimore, the former Mary Dixon was a 1931 graduate of Western High School.

She married Charles Clark Brown in 1935. They lived in Baltimore, moving to Perry Hall in 1969. Mr. Brown died in 1978.

From 1955 to 1978, Mrs. Brown handled bookkeeping, scheduling and other office matters for Hillen Plumbing and Heating, her husband's business, which was on Hillen Road near Harford Road.

She was a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church in Perry Hall.

For many years she bowled with the Sue Island League. She also participated in many activities at the Baltimore Yacht Club and the Sue Island Power Squadron. She was a boating instructor for the Power Squadron.

She volunteered with Girl Scouts when her daughter was young.

She also enjoyed gardening, bird watching, poetry writing and oil painting.

A funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Schimunek Funeral Home at 9705 Belair Road in Baltimore.

Survivors include a daughter, June B. Mohr of Perry Hall; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

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