William A. Brown, 80
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WINDHAM & ORRINGTON -- With family by his side, William A. Brown, 80, passed away March 30, 2013 at his nieces home after a long illness. He was born March 13, 1933 in Milo, the son of Clinton and Doris Brown.
He graduated from Milo high School, served a tour of duty in the Army, graduated from Bowdoin College and was a professor of mathematics a the University of Maine, Portland for over 35 years. He enjoyed many years at his camp at Ebeemee Pond with his dog Fritz. He had a special love for all animals and took care of many feral cats over the years. He also enjoyed feeding the wild turkeys around his home. He had a great sense of humor and loved trying to 'cheat' at cribbage. In his younger years her played a mean game of ping pong and could hold his own with a cue stick. He quietly gave to many charities and also gave generously to the alumni fund of Bowdoin College.
He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Nelson Brown, Lawrence Brown and sister, Verna Coakley. He is survived by a sister, Carolyn Kelly of Milo, sister-in-law, Else Brown of Windham; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no funeral services. He will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery in Milo. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer. Condolences may be offered to his family at www.kileyandfoley.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to any local animal shelter
William A. Brown
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Apr. 2, 2013