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Obituary of Ralph Brown
RALPH V. BROWN Age 91 of Cayuta , NY passed away on Tuesday September 18 , 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. Ralph was born on December 6 , 1927 in Birdville,PA the son of the late Wilbur Arnold Brown and Lenore Stella Painter Brown. He was a graduate of McKeesport High School in Pennsylvania in 1947. Ralph received his Bachelor's Degree from Grove City College in 1951 . Ralph served his country with The U.S. ARMY during The Korean War attaining the rank of Second Lieutenant. He married his wife Yanina Saworski Brown on April 12 , 1952 and she pre-deceased him on September 29 , 2006. Ralph had worked at Westinghouse Electric in Horseheads after his discharge from The U.S. Army from 1954-1956. He then went to work for Federal Telephone and Radio of ITT in East Newark , NJ then went to Alaska to work on Ballistic Missle Early Warning System of Federal Electric ITT. Ralph returned to New York in 1962 and began working at Eclipse Machine Divison of Bendix Corp. After a brief layoff from Eclipse he began a career as a truck driver and also operated a restaurant called Junction Truck Stop in Cayuta , NY around 1972-1973. Ralph returned to Bendix in March of 1974 and retired in 1989. He had also bought farm land in 1955 and planted buckwheat, hay , and oats and also operated a dairy farm for about 12 years. He married his second wife Myrna Fay Hadder Linn Brown on August 17 , 1997. In addition to his parents , Ralph is pre-deceased by his first wife Yanina in 2006 and his brother Clayton Ricard Brown in 1988. Ralph is survived by his wife Myrna ; his sons and daughter-in-law ; Steven A. & Cheryl Brown of Cayuta ,NY and Carl S. Brown of Cayuta , NY ; grandchildren : Sherrice & Simon Whitehouse of Almond , NY and Casey and Cameron Brown both of TN ; great grandchildren : Star , Lily , and Chloe Whitehouse all of Almond , NY several extended family members and friends . Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS Thursday September 20 , 2018 from 5-8 PM . Mr. Brown's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday September 21 , 2018 at 1 PM with Rev. Dr. David Sullivan officiating . Ralph will be laid to rest next to his first wife Yanina in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads , NY where FULL MILITARY HONORS will be accorded Mr. Brown . Words of Comfort and Memories may be shared at www.lynchsfuneralhome.com .
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