Jean Marie (Cherrier) Brown, 82, passed away peacefully on November 13, 2018 at Doctor’s Hospital Manteca. She was born in North Bangor, NY, the daughter of Myrtle and Ira Cherrier. She received her teaching degree from SUNY Potsdam and worked as an educator in Escalon for many years. Jean returned to school at Stanislaus State to become an accountant and worked for Kalunian and Milliken in Modesto until her retirement. She enjoyed reading and word games.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Peter K. Brown. She is survived by her children, George Pickering of Oakdale, Joanne (Michael) Piston of East Syracuse, NY and Steven Brown of Sutter Creek. She is also survived by her siblings, Teresa Snyder, Beatrice Reardon, Ruth Elmer, Rosemary Cooper, Michael Cherrier, Patrick Cherrier and Joseph Cherrier; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren.
There was a graveside service at Burwood Cemetery on Friday, November 16 at 2:30 p.m.
Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made in Jean’s name to Escalon Community Ambulance, 1480 Ullrey Avenue, Escalon, CA 95320.
The Escalon (Calif.) Times
Nov. 21, 2018