Arlene I. Brown


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Arlene I. Brown, 96, of Pine Grove, died Friday, Sept. 14 at Orwigsburg Center, Orwigsburg.

Born in Washington Township, April 22, 1916, she was a daughter of the late James J. and Sadie Schaeffer Krause.

Arlene had been a homemaker. She was a member of Hetzel's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Lester S. Brown, on Nov. 12, 1986; a son, Richard Brown; and five brothers, Adam Krause, James Krause, Alfred Dennis Krause, Bruce Krause and Robert F. Krause.

She is survived by a daughter, Janet, wife of George Ditzler, Pine Grove; a son, Thomas, and wife, Debra Brown, Pine Grove; five grandchildren, Amanda, wife of Jack Kenneff, Nevin Brown, Taylor Brown, Belinda Ditzler and Timothy Ditzler; four great-grandchildren, Anthony Wiscont IV, Amie Wiscont, Bonnie, wife of Chad Korell, and Andru and wife, Stephanie Ditzler; and six great-great-grandchildren, Blake Perkins, Nathan Bashore, Isabella Korell, Julia Korell, Aedyn Ditzler and Carter Ditzler.

Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 18 in H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 139 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, with the Rev. Carl Adams officiating. Interment followed in Hetzel's Cemetery, Pine Grove. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions be made to the Hetzel's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 233 Hetzel's Church Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963, in her memory.

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