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David C. Brown

October 31, 1954 — February 9, 2024

David C. Brown, 69, of Shoemakersville, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2024, at Tower Health, Reading Hospital, West Reading, PA.

Born October 31, 1954, in Reading, he was the son of the late Carl Chester and Olga (Kear) Brown. He and the love of his life, his wife, Rose M. (Snyder) Brown, were married on June 15, 1996.

Dave worked as an electronics technician for Cryovac Sealed Air Corporation, Reading, and for Lucent Technologies, Terre Hill, PA. He also worked as a carpenter and estimator for Reading Contracting. Dave was a 1974 graduate of Reading High School and a graduate of Lincoln Technical Institute.

Dave was a member of the Hyner Hang Gliding Club, a passion of his for 45 years. He was also a member of the APA Pool League and loved shooting pool, hang gliding and woodworking.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Rose, are his sisters, Linda (Brown) Kauffman, wife of Donald Kauffman, Halifax, PA, and Deborah (Brown) Gallagher, Reading, and several nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Along with his parents, Dave was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Brown.

A viewing followed by a time of sharing will be held for Dave on Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory, 14390 Kutztown Rd, Fleetwood. Burial will take place in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Fleetwood, is honored to be caring for Dave and his family. Online condolences may be offered at www.WalbertFuneralHome.com.

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Service Schedule

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Viewing - Public

Thursday, February 15, 2024

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC

14390 Kutztown Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522

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Memorial Service

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC

14390 Kutztown Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522

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