Barbara Tripp Brown, 92, Canton
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 8:39 pm

Barbara Tripp Brown, 92, of Brewer Road, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton with Rev. Michael P. Catanzaro officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Canton.

Barbara was born February 27, 1921, in Carthage, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Wilma (Chaufty) Tripp. She graduated from West Carthage High School and then Canton A.T.I. with a degree in Nutrition.

On April 12, 1946, she married, the late, Clisson E. Brown, Jr. at the United Christian Church in West Carthage. Prior to marriage she worked as a telephone operator.

Barbara was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Canton where she was a member of the Post Script Club. She was also a member of the Farm Bureau, the Canton Garden Club and she was active with the Canton College Alumni.

She will be remembered by her loving children, Mark and Nancy Brown, Canton, Lee and Debbie Brown of Camillus, Margery B. and Thomas James, Canton and Lisa W. and David Seeley of Hiram, ME; one sister, Mary Jane and husband Douglas Jones of Fairport; two brothers-in-law, Roger Gibbs of Concord, NH and Bill Smith of Canton; sister-in-law, Mary Rexford of Canton; seven grandchildren, Mark, Brown Jr. and wife Tracy, Rob Brown, Jessica Stumper and husband Brian, Melissa Brown, Matthew Brown, Jennifer Seeley and companion Brian Cobbett and Andrew Seeley; and great-grandchildren, Ian Brown, Benjamin Stumper and Julia Seeley.

Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Clisson (2006); and a sister, Marjorie Gibbs.

Memorial contributions are suggested to First Presbyterian Church of Canton or the Potsdam Humane Society.

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