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Gerald M. Brown, Jr.
July 17, 1963 ~ September 9, 2023 (age 60) 60 Years Old
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Gerald M. "Jerry" Brown Jr., affectionately known as "Dude," passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at his home.
Born July 17, 1963, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Gerald M. Brown Sr. and Doris I. (Scaife) Brown.
Jerry was a 1981 graduate of Loyalsock High School. After graduation, he began working at Bastian Tire, where he worked for over 20 years as a Tire Technician. In May 2017, he joined the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Dining Services, where he served as a Dining Services Lead until his passing. Jerry was a dedicated professional who brought his positive spirit to his work every day.
Music was a significant part of Jerry's life. He was an amazing songwriter and a skilled guitar player. His love for music, especially the Beatles, was infectious and brought joy to those around him. Jerry had a heart of gold and would go out of his way to help anyone in need. His generosity and kindness left a lasting impact on everyone he met.
Jerry is survived by his two sons, Eric G. and Tod A. Brown of Williamsport; two bonus daughters, Hailey M. Stewart of Montoursville and Alexis C. Stewart of Williamsport; and a granddaughter, Jordan N. Brown-Helm. He also leaves behind six siblings, Debra L. Shadduck of Williamsport, Charles V. Shadduck of Williamsport, Joanna L. Biraghi (Jeffrey) of New Jersey, Kathie S. Ball (Steve) of Muncy, Becky J. Shaffer (Scott) of South Williamsport, Dena L. Brown of Williamsport, and Vicki A. Brown (Donnie Roan) of South Williamsport. Jerry was a cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service to honor the life of Jerry will be held 12 p.m. Friday, September 15 at Knight-Confer Funeral Home 1914 Memorial Avenue, Williamsport. Burial will follow in Montoursville Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service at Knight-Confer Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made in Gerald’s name to a charity of donor’s choice.