Obituary of Edna Brown
Edna Mae (St. Onge) Brown
August 22, 1921-April 20, 2018
Edna Mae Brown, 96, of Stafford Springs, CT formerly of Putnam, CT passed away on April 20, 2018 peacefully in her sleep at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. Edna was born August 22, 1921 to the late Peter & Mary (Caffrey) St. Onge in Putnam, Connecticut.
Edna loved reading, walking, dancing, shopping, traveling and spending time with her family. In years past Edna served as a committee member and treasurer of Boy Scout Troop No. 25 in Putnam. She enjoyed going to pow wows and attending the Woodstock Fair to watch Troop 25 perform their Indian dancing. Edna worked at Putnam Woolen, Danielson Curtain, AO, Putnam Shoe Store and Data General.
In addition to her parents, Edna was preceded in death by her loving husband, Maynard Brown Sr., brothers Armand, Charley, Bill and Arthur St. Onge. Edna is survived by her son Maynard Brown Jr & wife Mary; daughter Paula Brown; granddaughter Erica Etchells & fiancé Nicholas Sterlacci; great grandson Nicholas Sterlacci Jr. her pride and joy; sister Jeanette Pierro; brothers Peter, Robert and Ronald St. Onge; several nieces & nephews. She is also survived by her step grandchildren; Sean and Joseph Vasington & their families.
Edna was the leader of the family she was so loved and will be truly missed.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:15 AM from Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at Christ Church, 527 Pomfret Street, Pomfret. Burial will follow at Putnam Heights Cemetery, 167 Liberty Hwy (Rte21), Putnam. Calling Hours will be Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Edna’s memory to BSA Troop 25 Putnam, 53 Grove Street, Putnam, CT 06260. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com