First Posted: 5/13/2009
Cathryn M. Brown, 79, Clarks Summit, died Saturday afternoon, May 9, at the Lackawanna County Health Care Center. Her husband is Kieth A. Brown; they celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on September 3. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Irving and Catherine Shafer. She was a member of the Mt. Bethel Church and an avid antique dealer. Also surviving are two daughters, Susan and Cathy Brown, both of Clarks Summit; a son Kurt Brown, Clarks Summit; grandchildren, Amanda and Jesse Brown, Clarks Summit, Tazra Costello and Eric Brown both of Scranton, and Samantha Brown, New York; great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Kieth Brown Jr., a sister Eleanor Marshall, and a brother, Donald Shafer. A funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 13, at 7 p.m. from the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call on Wednesday from 5 p.m. until the time of the service. For directions or to sign the online guest book, visit .