James G. Brown, age 89, of Mountain Top passed away on Friday, May 12, 2023, with his loving wife by his side.
Born in Kingston on January 9, 1934, he was a son of the late William A. and Melba M. Brown. He graduated from Kingston High School in 1951. Jim then served his country in the US Army stationed in Germany from 1954 to 1956 during the Korean War. After an honorable discharge he worked as a toolmaker at Westinghouse Electric in East Pittsburgh, and then continued his education attending Wilkes College where he met his future wife and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1961. Upon graduation from college he began his career as a Production Planning Manager with RCA in Mountain Top retiring in 1992 after 31 years.
He married the love of his life, Jane E. (Neddoff) Brown in 1961. Together they raised 5 children and began a legacy for many generations to follow.
Jim was a member of the American Legion Post 781, Mountain Top, the Kingston Lodge #395 Free & Accepted Masons, and the Cardinal Club. For many years he played on the RCA softball team and he enjoyed golfing, fishing, gardening and especially traveling and visiting casinos with his wife.
In addition to his loving wife Jane of 62 years, he will be greatly missed by his sons, James W., Mount Pocono; David and wife Melanie, Mountain Top; Michael and wife Laurie, Indiana; Morgan and wife Nancy, Slocum Twp; daughter, Jane and wife Lisa, New Jersey; cherished grandchildren, Morgan and wife Kate; Alyssa and husband David; Rebecca and fiancé Roger; Michael; Catherine; Sarah; Logan; Jennifer; adored great grandson, Graysen; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William J Brown.
A graveside memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Abraham and Anna Neddoff Memorial Nursing Scholarship c/o LCCC, 521 Trailblazer Dr, Nanticoke, PA 18634 or the Walk of Honor c/o American Legion Post 781, 1550 Henry Dr, Mountain Top, PA 18707.
Online messages of comfort may be sent to condolences@HellerFuneralHomeLLC.com.