Sylvia C. Brown

Sylvia C. Brown

Sylvia C. Brown, 79, of Ocean Township died May 30, 2011. She was born in Bath, Maine.

Mrs. Brown taught second grade, managed the children’s pre-admission program at JFK Medical Center in Edison, and tutored Russian-Jewish immigrants in English.

She graduated from Leslie College.

She was a member of Congregation Neve Shalom, Metuchen, and Congregation Torat El, Ocean. She also volunteered for the Democratic Party and the American Cancer Society.

She is survived by her husband, Morris; two sons, David Hilary of Ocean and Alan Stuart of Woodbridge; her daughter, Patricia Keneally of Warren; four sisters, Ruth Gamer, Ida Levin, and Ann Orkin, all of Massachusetts, and Janet Grafton of Florida; two brothers, Edward Cogan of California and Nathan Cogan of Oregon; and a grandson.

Services were held June 2 with arrangements by Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Ocean. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the JFK Medical Center Foundation.

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