BrownBruce2Passed away peacefully, at age 93, at Extendicare, Cobourg on Tuesday, December 25, 2012.  Cherished husband of Bernice (nee Mann) for 65 years.  Son of the late Alexander (Sandy) Brown and Jessie May Down, he was predeceased by his two sisters, Jessie (Baptist) and Grace (Carruthers).  Bruce is survived by his sons Murray (Marilyn Etcher) of Whitby and Wayne (Edda Colautti) of Ottawa, and three grandchildren Dale (Melissa Lansing), Andrea and Ryan.

Bruce was a long-time and devoted member of the Baltimore United church, serving as an elder, steward and on its restoration committee, and was committed to the overseas missions work of the United Church of Canada.  He also served as a trustee for the Mulholland school and treasurer of the Camborne Seniors Club.

The Brown family thanks the staff at Extendicare for their care and compassion during Bruce’s 9 1/2 years of residency.

Friends and relatives are invited to join with the family on Sunday, December 30, 2012, for a celebration of Bruce’s life.  Visitation will take place from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2:30 p.m. at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street East, Cobourg.  A reception will immediately follow at that location.

Those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Baltimore United Church or Samaritan’s Purse.  Interment will take place a later date at the Baltimore United Church Cemetery. Condolences received at

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