|Saint Gabriel's cemetery, Hazleton, Pennsylvania|
|Standard Speaker, April 1968|
Well, on to the obituary for Neil who was my 1st cousin twice removed.
"Neil Joseph Brown
Neil Joseph Brown, of 644 N. Wyoming St., died at 12:15 a.m. Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital. He had been ill 10 days.
Born in Hazleton, a son of the late Neil and Bridget (Brown) Brown, he was a lifelong resident of the city.
He was employed at the Hazleton Brick Co. and was a member of St. Gabriel's R.C. Church.
he is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy Gllespie [sic], and four children: Neil J. Brown Jr., Allentown; Dennis, Timothy and Patricia, all at home.
Also surviving are these brothers and sisters: Mrs. John (Nancy) Harkins, Newark, Del.; Mrs. Eleanor Prosser, Mrs. Clyde (Mary) Barth and James, all of Hazleton; Eugene, Levittown, N.J.; Paul, Meadville; John, Philadelphia; Mrs. Charles (Joan) Cann and Charles, both of this city.
A son, Spec. 5 Michael P. Brown, was killed in action in Vietnam Nov. 26, 1967.
The funeral will be held from the Boyle Funeral Home, 100 S. Wyoming St., at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Solemn high mass of requiem will be celebrated in St. Gabriel's R.C. Church at 9:30 and interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call 3 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday."