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Gary James Brown

October 4, 1932 — January 9, 2020

Gary James Brown 87 of Venetia PA. formerly of Monessen on Thursday January 9 2020 on the Residence at Hilltop Carroll Twp. Born in Monessen on October 4 1932 he was the son of the late Howard P and Mary Tatar Brown. He was a 1950 Graduate of Monessen High School, he served his country during the Korean Conflict in the US Army. Gary spent his adult life living in the Washington DC area retiring from the US Department of Defense where he traveled the world designing and installing Missile Defense Systems. Besides his parents he was proceeded in death by his son J. Scott Brown and a brother Dale Hudson Brown. He is survived by 2 daughters and sons in law Vicki and Tim Skraitz of Venetia PA, Gwyneth and Chris Ramierez of Charlotte NC and a son Garreth Brown of Couer d'Alain ID. Eight Grandchildren and four great Grandchildren. Friends will be received on Sunday from 2 until 5 pm in the Robert A. Billick Funeral Home Inc. Grand blvd and Marion Ave Monessen Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 10 am in the Funeral Home Rev. Alan Hayden Officiating interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park Donora.

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Robert A. Billick Funeral Home, Inc.

1415 Marion Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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Robert A. Billick Funeral Home Inc.

Monessen, PA 15062

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