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Mary Melinda (Dinsmore) Brown
Mary M. Brown, 75, a longtime resident of Franklin, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the CVN Hospice House in Concord with family at her side following a lengthy illness. Mary was born in Freeport Maine, April 6, 1944, daughter of Harold J. and Marion (Erquhart) Dinsmore. She lived in Franklin for over 50 years. Mary enjoyed knitting, camping and had a great fondness for animals, especially her dog (Katie) and her cats. Mary was employed with Brezner Tannery for many years and retired from Concord Photo Engraving.
She was predeceased by her father Harold in 1976 and her mother Marion in 1997.
She leaves her daughters, Marion Greenlaw and her husband Bert of Franklin, Mildred Whelan and her husband Kevin of Canterbury, Sarah Glines and her husband Tom of Franklin and Tammy Beaudet and her (late) husband Brian of Franklin. Her Six grandchildren Ronald Defosses of Lakeland, FL, Bruce Adams of Winthrop MA, Kassie Beaudet, Brandon Beaudet, Jennifer Brown and Megan Brown all of Franklin. Eight Great Grandchildren and many nieces and nephew. Her sisters Jean O’Connell and her husband Arthur of Franklin and Mildred Preston of Dennysville, ME. Her sister in law, Norma Laro and her husband Roger of Andover.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road, 584 West Main St. in Tilton, NH.
A graveside service will follow at the family lot in Franklin Cemetery, Thompson Park in Franklin.
For those who are able and would like to make a donation in Mary’s name they may send it to the Franklin Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 265 Franklin, NH 03235-0265.