Moira Brown

Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 27, 2016

Moira Brown, age 65, of Christy Park, died October 23, 2016, at UPMC McKeesport. Born February 11, 1951, in Lancaster, England, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Margaret (Ord) Zawasky and the wife of James C. Brown, Sr.
Moira worked as a home care nurse and cook until retirement. She was a great cook and was best known for her potato salad. She enjoyed camping at Deep Creek, MD and spending time riding motorcycles with her husband. Moira was truly the glue of the family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughter, Tracy Shearer of Moon Twp.and step-son, Gordon Brown of McKeesport; 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; siblings, Nancy Tyskiewicz of Houston, TX, Brian “Raz” Shearer, David Shearer both of McKeesport and Sandy Mozes of McKeesport; also many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by son, Gary Shearer and step-son, James Brown, Jr.; sister, Norma Heatherington.
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral home & Crematory on Weds., Oct. 26, 2016, from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. Services will be held on Thurs., Oct. 27, 2016, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.
Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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Originally published October 27, 2016.

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