Harry K. Brown, 81, of Madison Lane, Hamilton, NY, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse.
He was born February 11, 1934 in Rome, NY, a son of Kennard and Helen Carnrike Brown and was a graduate of Norwich High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean Conflict from 1954 to 1956. Harry married Reatha Rivenburgh in Rome in December 1976. She predeceased him in 1996. Harry worked for the Colgate Inn for 15 years, and for the Randallsville New Life Christian Church and School for many years. He was an active and very dedicated member of the New Life Christian Church.
Surviving are his daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy Reisdorf of TX; Deborah and Gerald Parry of Smyrna; Susan and Tom Jackson of Norwich; Dawn Gale, Eileen and Steve Leet, all of Sherburne; his sons and daughters-in-law, Henry and Cindy Gale of Smyrna; Richard and Buffy Gale of Sherburne; a sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Robert Moore of SC; nieces and nephews, Robin and Tim Haddad of Bainbridge; Daniel and Connie Moore of Boynton, FL; David and Margo Moore of Oxford; Dean and Gloria Moore of Estero, FL; sixteen grandchildren, many great- and great-great-grandchildren; and several cousins. He was predeceased by a nephew, Dennis Moore.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11am Thursday, April 2, 2015 from the New Life Christian Church, 1528 Randallsville Rd., Hamilton.
Interment with military honors will be in West Hill Cemetery, Sherburne at a later date.
There are no calling hours.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the New Life Christian School.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 3 Preston St., Earlville, NY.