Joseph E. Brown, 58, of Ford St. Ogdensburg and formerly of Waddington, passed away on Dec. 23, 2012 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center.
Joe was born on April 7, 1954 in Ogdensburg, the son of Stewart and Harriet (Loop) Brown. He graduated from Madrid-Waddington High School. Joe was employed at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in maintenance, prior to his employment he worked for the Department of Public Works in Ogdensburg for 10 years. At one time he worked for Regan Service Station as a mechanic. A marriage to Sue Ellen Lefever ended in divorce. He was a past member of Waddington Volunteer Fire Department.
Joe is survived by two daughters, Mandy Brown of Ogdensburg and Stephanie and Rob Macaulay of Gouverneur; six grandchildren; a sister, Nancy Brown of Plattsburgh; a brother, Randy Brown of Potsdam; and two nephews.
Friends and family may be received on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 from 4 p.m. until the time of the services at 5:30 p.m. at Phillips Memorial Home in Waddington with Rev. Msgr. Harry Snow officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com.