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Melvin Henry Brown, Ph.D.

Born: Sat., Dec. 6, 1919
Died: Wed., Sep. 12, 2012

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Melvin Henry Brown, Ph.D., 92 of Seaford, Delaware passed away September 12th at his home. He was born in Pilot Twp., IA on December 6, 1919. Dr. Brown was a retired research scientist with Alcoa in New Kensington, from 1949 to 1986. His many achievements include 2 Arthur Vining Davis awards, and 53 patents for his many discoveries. He published numerous articles and was most proud of his work for the U.S. Navy. He was a former member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Jamestown, NY. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 65 years, Mary Jane Stodgell Brown; his sister and his four children, Marianne Brown Grantz of Seaford, DE, William Brown of Apollo, Robert Brown of Loganville, GA, and Ellen Brown Agett of Jamestown, NY.; his 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeport on Monday September 17th at 10:30 a.m. Internment will follow in Brookland Cemetery in Allegheny Twp. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice 100 Patriots Ave MIlford, DE 19963.

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Rick and Karen Fosse

Mary Jane and family,

Rick and I would like to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers this week and especially today. Mel lived a long and industrious life and set an example of hard work for all that knew him.

Peace be with you and yours,

Karen and Rick

Bernice and Paul Thoma

Ellen and family,

Our deepest sympathy to you and yours.

Steven and Diane Rhodes

Jane and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. We have missed you living next door for the last year. God be with you.



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