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Dennis D. Brown

November 24, 1940 — December 12, 2023

Clara, PA


Dennis D. Brown

CLARA, PA---Dennis D. Brown, 83, of Clara, passed away peacefully in his home with his loving wife by his side on Tuesday, December 12, 2023.

Born on Sunday, November 24, 1940 in Olean, NY, he was a son of Charles E. and Ona M. Tyler Brown. On May 3, 1963 in Elizabeth, NJ, he married Marion A. Hebbe, who survives.

Dennis was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse. He was the owner/operator of D.B. Computers until his retirement. Prior to owning his own business, he was a computer technician working lastly for UNISYS Corp.

Dennis was a member of the Shinglehouse Methodist Church. Singing was his passion, having sung in the Church choir and the group “Witness”. He was an avid bowler and in his younger years enjoyed hunting.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 60 years; a son, Dennis D. (Jen) Brown of Manheim; a daughter, Janet L. (Brian) Nolan of Shinglehouse; five grandchildren, Tyler, Clay, Camden, Jessica, and Matthew; and two great-grandchildren, Adalyn and Taran; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Dennis was predeceased by a sister, Donna Avezzano.

In keeping with Dennis’ wishes, there will be no public visitation or funeral services. Dennis’ ashes will be spread on his beloved family farm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Dennis’ name may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.

Dennis entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences, light a candle or share a fond memory of Dennis, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

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