It is with profound sadness that the family of Edwin Cyril “Hoadley” Brown of Hampton announces his death, which occurred on Friday, December 3, 2021, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Westmount, QC, on August 24, 1940, he was the son of the late Carl and Daphne (Fairweather) Brown.
Hoadley served in the Canadian Armed Forces, worked at LaBatt’s Brewery in Saint John, Oland’s Brewery in Halifax and in retirement drove tour buses. He was an avid traveller and also enjoyed motorcycle touring, boating, model airplanes, skiing and photography.
Hoadley is survived by his loving partner Andrea DeBow of Saint John, NB; children: Joanne Taylor (Rick) of Hampton, NB, Tim Brown (April Veinot) of Passekeag, NB and Kathy Murphy (Don) of Halifax, NS; grandchildren: Michael and Mitchell Taylor, Joseph Murphy (Emma McGuire) and Ella Murphy (Nick De Palma); great grandchildren: Ciara, Aliyah, and Braxson Taylor and Teagan and Beau Murphy; brother Scovil Brown (Sharon) of Hampton, NB; several nieces and nephews; as well as his loyal canine companion Pepe. In addition to his parents, Hoadley was predeceased by his brother Frank Brown; and sisters: Edith Buckley and Caroline Campbell.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Reid’s Funeral Home (506-832-5541), Hampton, NB. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 7th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8PM at the Lighthouse River Centre, 1075 Main Street, Hampton, NB. A celebration of Hoadley’s life will take place on Wednesday, December 8th at 2PM from Hampton United Church, 24 Robb Court, Hampton. Due to the provincially mandated COVID-19 regulations, social distancing must be maintained.
Donations in memory of Hoadley may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and donations may be made through ReidsFH.com