2009-02-05 / Obituaries

Martha Brown, 82

Martha Virginia "Ginny"(Eddy) Brown, 82, was born Feb. 21, 1926 in Providence. She was the daughter of William and Marguerite (Elliott) Eddy.

Ginny graduated from Pawtucket East High School in 1943. She attended Colby College

in Maine and

Rhode Island State College, from which she graduated in 1947. She was a charter member of Alpha XI Delta sorority. She married John Brown in Pawtucket in 1949 and was predeceased by him in 2000.

She taught third grade at the Henry J. Winters School in Pawtucket for 20 years. She was active in Grove Street School PTA, where she served as president; the William M. Davies Technical High School PTA, including serving as its president; Pawtucket Junior Women's Club; the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association and the St. Paul's Episcopal Church Boosters Club.

She is survived by her two sons, Elliott and his wife Denise of Jamestown, Wayne and his wife Lynn of Houlton, Maine; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was also predeceased by a half brother, Nelson Eddy of California.

Donations in her memory may be made to Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 50 George St., Pawtucket, RI 02860.

A private burial will be held at Cedar Cemetery in Jamestown.

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