Alan Brown

Obituary of Alan Brown

Alan Brown, age 69, of Horseheads, NY, passed away on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022, at home, after a long illness. Alan was born in Cobleskill, NY on November 10, 1952 and was the son of the late Donald and Virginia (Dietz) Brown. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Maura (Ryan) Brown, and children Jacqueline (Adam) Moore and Patrick Brown; grandchildren Natalie Brown, Quinton Moore and Cameron Moore; and siblings Caroline, Cathy, Thomas and son Jason. He grew up in Cobleskill, NY and graduated from Cobleskill High School in 1970. Alan moved with his family to Horseheads in 1987, where he finished his 32 year career running grocery stores for P&C Foods. He then spent 11 years managing the custodial staff at the Horseheads Central School District. Alan had many simple pleasures in life; foremost being the love of his family. His hobbies included working on cars, landscaping, woodworking, watching basketball, and spending time with his grandchildren. Those who knew Alan best will remember his infectious laugh, generous enthusiasm for helping others and his unparalleled ability to fix things. He will be greatly missed by anyone who knew him. Family and friends are invited to visit with family followed by a Celebration of Life at Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Saturday, April 23rd from 11am to 1pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Alan’s name to Care First NY at 3805 Meads Creek Road, Painted Post, NY 14870 ot or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at
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Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Barber Funeral Home
413 South Main Street
Horseheads, New York, United States
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