Genevieve Brown

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Genevieve C. Brown (Osborn)



Genevieve C.Brown ( Osborn) 84 yrs. old of Sterling, NY passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday,  April 15, 2024 @ Oswego Hospital. Genevieve was born on October 10, 1939. Daughter of John & Rose (Wild) Osborn. She graduated from North Rose Wolcott High School. Genevieve Osborn Married Walter Brown on August 15, 1970, 53 yrs. always together.


Genevieve C. Brown (Osborn) loved life and laughing and smiling, camping, swimming at night. She cherished every moments with her family and grandchildren. Teaching them how to bake pies and learning to give to other. She loved reading from the Bible in church @ Our Lady of the Rosary in Hannibal NY. She read the Bible every night before bed with her husband Walter Brown. She believes her family and grandchildren should have some kind of relationship with God. She always tried to keep the peace between all. She opened her door to anyone willing to help themselves. She gave to all charities. Genevieve was a lighthouse providing guidance, support, and wisdom during times of life’s uncertainties her light always brought us home. She was an angel all her own. 


She is survived by her husband of 53 yrs., Walter D Brown whom never left her side. They rasied 4 children together 2 sons 2 daughters. Jefferie Johnson (Shelia Malone) Christopher Johnson. Kimberly Johnson (Larry Espinoza)and Tonya Brown (Robert Minier) Her 9 grandchildren: Chad Johnson, Jason Johnson, Alexis Johnson (Pattengale), Matthew Johnson(Thompson), Tiffany Johnson( Rood), Destiney Davis (Moore), Sierra Espinosa(Argo), Jamie Espinosa(Simpson), Jessica Espinosa and 24 great grandchildren 


Genevieve is predeceased by her parents and was the last to pass of 12 brothers and sisters.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Our Lady Of Rosary in Hannibal NY. 


In lieu of flowers as Genevieve request donation be made to Our Lady Of Rosary church instead of flowers. She cherished and loved her church. We will notify everyone when a date and time is placed@ Our Lady Of Rosary. Thank You. 

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