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Mark Brown, 61

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Mark W. Brown, 61 years old of North Adams, passed away surrounded by his loving & devoted wife, Marcia E. Brown and his son Andrew J. Brown. Mark was a man with much wisdom and everyone that knew him knew he had a big heart. Mark enjoyed spending time with his family outdoors, long drives, traveling the world, Alaska being the only one left to visit. He was very creative and artistic especially when providing oversight to his Son Andrew whom he is proud to have seen become an Eagle Scout.

Mark is a graduate of C.H. McCann Technical High School-Electrical Trade Shop, Class of 1979. He was a volunteer at the Florida Fire Department in the 1970s and then with the North Adams Auxiliary Police in 1983.

He was then employed at the Rowe Yankee Atomic in 1988-1993 where he was awarded Security Officer of the Year. He later was employed at North Adams Regional Hospital in 1997-2011. It was at NARH where he and his wife both spent years working in the healthcare sector. Mark was a dedicated employee who strived and continued to go above and beyond in everything he did until he retired due to health related illness.

Mark spent his retirement spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, siblings, cousins, nieces, nephews and many family friends. Traveling, fishing, he loved going tag-saling and antique stores on the New England coast, all the while turning the tunes up and getting his inner rockstar on.

Mark was born October 22nd, 1960, to the late Jean Mabel Brown (Carrier) and the late William Nelson Brown in the beautiful Berkshire valleys and peaks of North Adams.

He is survived by his Wife of 42 years, Marcia E. Brown, of North Adams, A son, Andrew J. Brown, of North Adams, three beautiful daughters: Rebecca J. Randall and her husband Toby Randall of North Adams, Alicia M. Brown & Eric Daniels of Pittsfield, Melissa Borer and her husband Daniel Borer of Adams, A son, William N. Brown II, of Williamstown. His Sisters, Barbara J. Brown of Oxford, ME, Christine Brown of North Adams, Beverley Brown of Mesa, AZ, Kelly Thompson and her Husband Larry Thompson of Fiddletown, CA. 13 Grandchildren , several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many family friends.

He was predeceased by his son, Mark A. Brown, His Daughter Erika L. Brown, and a grandson, Izyak Morris, and his niece Stephanie Marceau.

Mark is a long time member of the First Baptist Church in North Adams.

Calling hours will be Saturday, December 4th, 2021 from 9am-10:30am at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA followed by a celebration of life service, lead by Pastor Dave Anderson at the First Baptist Church in North Adams at 11:00 AM. A potluck reception will be held at the VFW on the Mohawk Trail in North Adams after the services. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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Marcia and Family
I'm so sorry to hear of Mark's passing
Thinking of you all💙🙏
from: Cher Jelleyon: 12-24-2021

Marcia and family so sorry to hear about Mark passing.
from: Kathy Davignon on: 12-11-2021

Marcia and family, I am very sorry to hear of marks passing. I remember him well. He was always a great dad. It' He will be missed by many. He is a angel looking over you forever now. Again, I'm very sorry.
from: Jacqueline Cyr Andrewson: 12-07-2021

I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to your family. May God bless you and hold you all tight . Your family is in my prayers.
from: Brenda perrason: 12-05-2021

Marcia and Family, so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. He was a kind and caring person
from: Karen Cooper on: 12-04-2021

Marcia and family,
My deepest condolences to each and everyone of you. May you find peace within yourself now and forever.
from: Christopher LaCasseon: 12-04-2021

Marcia and Family
We are so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. I hope that your many years of good memories can comfort you in this difficult time.
from: Kathy Montgomeryon: 12-03-2021

Marcia and family: Mark was a very special man, i can recall many memories of your family coming down to get movies abd your family was one of our favorites . God bless you all, I'm sorry that you all have to bear this loss
from: Darlene Mancinion: 12-03-2021

I am very sorry to hear of your brother's passing. Love and prayers to you and your family
from: Julieann Haskinson: 12-03-2021

Marcia and family, so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
from: Lorraine Mancusoon: 12-03-2021

Marcia and family
I am so very sorry. My prayers are with your family.
from: Michele Marquison: 12-03-2021

Andrew I am so very sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. You made him very proud and he will be watching over you from heaven for sure. Now when you about town doing your community work he will be there guiding you and helping you. I am so sorry again.
-Miss Clark ( from Brayton School days)
from: Maureen Clark "Miss Clark"on: 12-03-2021

Dear Bev, I'm so sorry to hear of your brother's passing. My love and prayers and with you and your family. Don't be a stranger, would love to hear from you on how you are doing.
from: Michelle Waryjaszon: 12-03-2021

Marcia and family, so sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. The world has lost a good & caring man, always willing to lend a hand, even if it was a little out of his field. Take care of yourself Marcia and take comfort in the arms of your family.🙏
from: Nancy Ruebesamon: 12-03-2021

Dear Marcia, So sorry for the loss of Mark. He was a great guy.
Deb Caron
from: on: 12-03-2021

Marcia, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. So sorry for your loss
from: Renee Eastmanon: 12-03-2021

John and I are so sorry for your loss, Marcia.
from: Leigh and John Crosieron: 12-02-2021

Marcia and family
My heartfelt sympathies and prayers are with you. May he rest in peace. Judy
from: Judy LIchton: 12-02-2021

Marcia and Family, So very sorry to hear of Marks passing. Thoughts and prayers to all during this very difficult time.
from: Richard Cathy Bonaon: 12-02-2021

Marcia and family - words cannot express how very sorry I am to learn of Mark's passing. A man of principle and dedication, it was a joy and pleasure working along side of him at the Reege (hospital). A dedicated family man, I know he loved you all. Keeping you all in my prayers.
from: Missy Parisienon: 12-02-2021