PHOENIX, NY – Mary Lou F. Brown, 82, of County Route 57, Phoenix, NY, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, on Monday September 22, 2014.
She was born in East Syracuse to her late parents Lucille Goodrich Lawler and Martin Lawler on October 19, 1931.
Mary Lou was a line operator for the Nestle Corporation, Fulton, NY, for many years.
She was an active parishioner of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Phoenix.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles E. Brown, on January 21, 1990.
Surviving are her two daughters and their husbands, Cynthia L. and Douglas Claflin of Palermo, NY, and Patricia M. and Thomas Cook of Phoenix; one son and his wife, Charles A. and Penney Brown of Edgewater, Fla.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Jeanne M. Bills of Gulf Breeze, Fla., Vivian Cooper of Pennellville and Jacquelyn Caltabiano of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; a brother, Richard Lawler of Florida; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.
Services will be at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home, with Deacon Frank Forish conducting prayers.
The funeral mass will follow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating.
Burial will follow in Pennellville Cemetery, County Route 54, Pennellville, NY.
Contributions in Mary Lou’s memory to: The American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., East Syracuse, NY
13057 or The American Heart Association, 17 Technology Drive, East Syracuse, NY 13057.