Jeffrey M. Brown ’68

Jeffrey M. Brown, 75, died July 15, 2022 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. He was born Jan. 28, 1947 in Marblehead, Mass. to William Morrison Brown and Marjorie (Cronk) Brown. Jeffrey grew up in Marblehead, Mass. and Laconia, N.H. He graduated from Laconia High School in the class of 1964. He graduated from Maine Maritime Academy in the class of 1968.

Jeff worked as a fisherman, worked at the University of Maine Darling Center from 1973-1976 and he retired from Bath Iron Works.

Jeffrey was very active in the community of Waldoboro. He was a member of the Waldoboro Lions Club, helped as a founding family of the Broad Bay Congregational Church UCC, and helped lead and organize the Waldoboro Food Pantry. Jeffrey married Carol Crooks Brown on Oct. 8, 2008.

Jeffrey was well known as a respected and respectful person who was caring and generous to anyone in need. He had a subtle, dry sense of humor, and was a jolly giggler. Jeffrey was also a very talented craftsman. He could build anything and was well known for his beautiful half-hull models.

He was predeceased by his parents; aunt, Elizabeth Cronk; special cousin, Meredith Graf; brother, Larry Brown; and wife, Diane Brown.

He is survived by his wife, Carol C. Brown, of Waldoboro; daughter, Tiffany Lawrence and her husband, Christopher, of Waldoboro; bonus daughter, Erin Bennett and her husband, Rob, of Walpole; bonus son, Michael Geisler and his wife, Audra, of Lincolnville; grandchildren, Jacob, Noah, and Quinn Lawrence, of Waldoboro; bonus grandchildren, Kaleb Novak, of Walpole, Breck and Grady Geisler, of Lincolnville, Robert and Olivia Bennett, of Walpole, and Haley Bennett, of Waldoboro; and his dog, Lily.

A service to celebrate Jeffrey’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 24 at the Broad Bay Congregational Church UCC, 941 Main St., Waldoboro with Rev. Nancy Duncan officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.

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