Ferne W. Brown, 91, died July 5, 2012 at an MDI healthcare facility. She was born September 10, 1920 the daughter of Warren and Evelina (Stanley) Walker.
Ferne married Julian R. Brown in 1939. They lived their lives in Mt. Desert, raising a family and enjoying the life of the community. Ferne loved to dance and lived to do so. She was a lifetime member of the Somesville Union Meeting House, UCC and the Eastern Star of Mt. Desert, a former member of the Lioness Club and the Mt. Desert Women’s Literary Club.
Ferne is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Thomas and husband Barry of Mt. Desert and Mary Mitchell and husband Ken of Ellsworth; six grandchildren, Kim, Karen, Michael, Troy, Lisa and Bret; and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Julian in 1982, an infant son, Carroll Brown and a granddaughter, Katie Monighetti Mitchell.
A memorial service will be held, 1:00PM, Saturday, July 14, 2012 at the Somesville Union Meeting House, UCC, Main Street, with Reverend Victor Stanley presiding. Interment will be at Brookside Cemetery, Mt. Desert.
Those who desire may make gifts in Ferne’s memory to the Mt. Desert Women’s Literary Club Scholarship Fund, PO Box 99, Mt. Desert, ME 04660.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mt. Desert.
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