Douglas Martyn  Brown
Douglas Martyn  Brown

Obituary of Douglas Martyn Brown

June 9, 1925 - June 19, 2017

Douglas Brown of Arnprior, in his 92nd year, passed away at Groves Park Lodge, Renfrew on June 19, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Helen Catherine Brown (nee Barnet) for 65 years.  Dear father of Martyn (Edith), Allyson Egan (Henry), Christopher (Stephanie), Theodore (Bernice), Catherine Levy (Brock Sine), Deborah Gravelle (Don), Faye (the late Daryle McLellan), Stephen (Nancy), Scott (Judy), Alexandra Carnegie (Douglas), Jonathan (Jo Ann), Jeffrey (Robin), Douglas Jr. (Nancy) and Anthony (Susan). Dear grandfather of 25 and great-grandfather of 13. Predeceased by his parents Donald and Theo Lillian Brown and sister Ann. Survived by his brother James (Beulah) and sisters Donna Slater-Hyland (John) and step-sister Wendy Bahm (Kevin). Fondly remembered by Richard Levy.  Doug was a decorated WWII veteran and member of the Canadian Armed Forces, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve (1943 - 1946) and served as an Able Seaman in both Canada and on the High Seas in the Atlantic.  Doug was a lifelong member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 174.  Arrangements by the Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street N., Arnprior.  At Doug's request there is no visitation.  A celebration of The Eucharist will be held on Friday June 23, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior. Interment at the Arnprior Malloch Road Cemetery followed by a reception at Boyce Funeral Home, Arnprior. In memoriams to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Groves Park Lodge are appreciated by his family.