Mary Louise (Turner) Brown

May 5, 2004

Mary Louise (Turner) Brown

MARY “LOUISE” (TURNER) BROWN – in Woburn, May 5th. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Sidney Brown. Mother of the late Marjorie Louise McCoy, and mother-in-law of Ted McCoy of Missouri. Sister of Edward Turner of TX, Hazel Lang of Westboro, and Virginia Hinckley of Melrose, and the late Mildred Grace Turner and Ruth Hazel Locke-Wilder. Loving grandmother of Stacey Wright, Kelle Henson, Lori Porter, Brian and Scott McCoy. Also surviving are thirteen great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Calling hours at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, are on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. A graveside service will be held at Woodbrook Cemetery, Salem Street, Woburn, on Monday, May 10th, at 11 a.m. A memorial service will be celebrated at the Church of the Open Bible, Corner of Winn and Wyman Streets, Burlington, on Monday evening, May 10th, at 7 p.m. Donations may be made in Louise’s memory to the Open Bible Academy, Corner Winn and Wyman Streets, Burlington, MA 01803.

OBITUARY:

Mary Louise Brown, a resident of Woburn for most of her life, passed away in Winchester Hospital on Wednesday, May 5th, following a short illness. She was the wife of the late Joseph Sidney Brown, who died in 1992.

Born in Somerville eighty-seven years ago, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Sherlock) Turner. She attended Woburn schools, graduating from Woburn High School with the Class of 1934.

Louise, as she was known to family and friends, was a beautician who operated a shop in her home for many years.

She was very active in the Church of the Open Bible where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the choir as well as the Missions and Hospitality groups. She was always thankful for her church family and their caring and support.

Louise enjoyed traveling, particularly to Alton Bay, New Hampshire, and made friends wherever she went.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Marjorie Louise McCoy, who died in 1978, and two sisters, Mildred Grace Turner and Ruth Hazel Locke-Wilder.

She is survived by her son-in-law, Ted McCoy of Missouri, two sisters, Hazel Lang of Westboro and Virginia Hinckley of Melrose, and a brother, Edward Turner of Texas.

Also surviving are five grandchildren, Stacey Wright, Kelle Henson, Lori Porter, Brian McCoy, and Scott McCoy, thirteen great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Calling hours at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, are on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m.

A graveside service will be held at Woodbrook Cemetery, Salem Street, Woburn, on Monday, May 10th, at 11 a.m.

Relatives and friends are also invited to attend a memorial service to be celebrated at the Church of the Open Bible, Corner of Winn and Wyman Streets, Burlington, on Monday evening, May 10th, at 7 p.m.

Donations may be made in Louise’s memory to the Open Bible Academy, Corner Winn and Wyman Streets, Burlington, MA 01803.

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