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Obituary for Joseph H. Brown

Joseph H. Brown, age 70, of Pittsfield, MA passed away at Berkshire Medical Center on December 30, 2023.
Born in Pittsfield, MA on March 17, 1953, Joe was one of 10 children born to the late Raymond Sr. and Virginia (Gai) Brown. He graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1971.

Joe was a self-employed finish carpenter, previously working many years at General Electric and Beloit Corporation. Although retired for eight years, he still enjoyed time in his workshop creating beautiful objects.
Joe loved driving his sports car, growing beautiful flowers in his gardens, relaxing with his cats, and was a lifelong lover of music.

When not tinkering in his workshop, Joe enjoyed spending Saturday afternoons at The Hot Dog Ranch with his wife, Kellie, and with his large family, especially, hosting family picnics with his brother Al. Joe loved spending time watching his grandchildren grow which included attending all their games. Joshua, Joe's son, and Joe were each other's best friend and shared many of the same interests and skills.

Joe was generous with his time and the first to lend a hand, offer words of support or provide guidance to all those who sought his help.

Joe is survived by his wife of 30 years, Kellie (Greenleaf), his son Joshua (Laura), three sisters, Arleta Fredrickson (Gerald), Wendy Hoosick, Valerie Mongue (Leon) and three brothers, Allan (Nancy), Paul (Maria), and Mark, along with brother in-law Alan and sister in-law Pam. Joe also leaves his beloved grandchildren, Maleah, Larkin and Laycee, as well as many nieces and nephews. Joe was predeceased by three brothers, Louis, David and Raymond Jr., and brother in-law Robert.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday January 6, 2024 from 1-5pm at Tavern at the A, 300 Crane Ave, Pittsfield.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to may make a donation in Joe's memory to the Berkshire Humane Society or the American Heart Association.