On Friday, May 24, 2019 Edith Marie Fagan Brown passed peacefully into her eternal reward. Edith was born Sept. 12, 1925, to Robert and Clara Fegan. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in Moylan, Pa., and was married Dec. 11, 1944, to Philip A. Brown of Drexel Hill, Pa., during World War II.
Edith was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend. She enjoyed summer family vacations at the Jersey shore and came to live in Rehoboth Beach 27 years ago.
She was always family-oriented and greatly enjoyed and hosted family parties and gatherings, as well as holiday celebrations. She was an active member of St. Edmond Catholic Church , an active member of the Little Angels as well as a board member of he Camelot Home Owners Association for several years.
In addition to her beloved husband, Philip A. Brown Sr. and her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Philip A. Brown Jr. and Charles (Carla) Brown; her daughter and husband, Therese M. and Michael P. McLaughlin; her granddaughter, Kelly Brown; her brother and wife, Robert and Ann Fegan.
Edith will be greatly missed by her children, Robert (Regina) Brown, Patricia Brown and Maureen (Brian) Nestel; by her grandchildren, Michael, Karen, Kristen, Robert, Stephanie, Kimberly and Joseph Brown, Kathleen (Louis) Juliano, Bryan (Debra) McLaughlin, Colleen (Jason) Cancila, Erin (Brian) Sappio, Brian, Shanna, Devon and Joseph Nestel; by her 17 great-grandchildren; her brothers Charles (Shirley) Fegan and Donald Fegan (Eleanor Pepe).
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Edmond Church, Rehoboth Beach, Thursday, May 30, followed by a delicious luncheon at the Kings Creek Country Club. A viewing was held Friday, May 31, at O'Leary Funeral Home in Springfield, Pa., followed by interment at SS Peter and Paul Cemetery. A delightful luncheon was held at the Springfield Country Club.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Delaware Hospice,100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, in grateful appreciation for the care provided to Edith during her final days.