Priscilla A. Brown, 81

OSWEGO, NY – Priscilla A. Brown, 81, of Oswego, passed away Wednesday August 17, 2016, at St. Luke Health Services, Inc.

Priscilla A. Brown
Priscilla A. Brown

She was born in Syracuse and was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Hollis G. Cross Olrich.

Mrs. Brown was a graduate of the Crouse Irving School of Nursing and was employed as a Registered Nurse for many years at the practice of Dr. John Puzauskas in Oswego.

She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Sherry McCann of Duluth, Ga., Cindy (Kevin) Mazur of Oswego and Sue (Gary) Solazzo of Mars Hill, NC; one son, Jerry M. (Kathleen) Brown of Oswego; eight grandchildren, Brad McCann, Sheena McKee, Brian McCann, Shalin Mellen, Halsey Mazur, Chet Mazur, Jessica Mazur and Michael Brown; five great grandchildren, Brandon and Bryson McKee, Colt and Colbie McCann and Braelyn Mellen.

Mrs. Brown was predeceased by her husband, Gerald T. Brown; and a brother, Hugh Olrich.

Memorial services will be held Friday, August 26, at 10 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Private burial will be in Riverside Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

There are no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204.

Arrangements are by the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.


  1. Sherry, Cindy, Sue and Jerry, I’m very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. The beautiful photo you include shows her warm, loving smile that I remember so well from our Synchronized swimming years. Prayers for you all in dealing with your loss.

    Sue Alfieri

  2. To the Brown family, We were very sorry to read of your Mom’s passing. She was as beautiful on the inside as she was in appearance. Your parents were two of the nicest people we ever knew in Oswego, NY. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Sincerely, Jim and Lucy McAllister

  3. We are so sorry to learn of your mom’s passing. We know she will be truly missed by her family. Our condolences to all of you.

    Mike and Teresa Ferlito

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