In Memory of



Obituary for Elaine Brown

Elaine Brown, nee Kirsch, 86, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022, at her home in East Brunswick, New Jersey.

Mrs. Brown was born April 4, 1936, in New Brunswick, New Jersey to the late Ferdinand and Catherine (Schrum) Kirsch. She was born and raised in New Brunswick and was a graduate of St. Peter’s High School, Class of 1954. In 1996, Elaine relocated to Milltown, before moving to East Brunswick in 2014.

Elaine was a secretary for New Brunswick School System for over 30 years. She was a longstanding parishioner at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Milltown, NJ. She enjoyed going to the beach and visiting Atlantic City. She also loved to garden, travel, and spending time with her family and friends.

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death in by her husband of 57 years, Robert Brown.

She is survived by her daughters, Margaret Rose and Joann Murguly and her husband James; her brother, Robert Kirsch and his wife Judy; her grandson, Michael Rose; her nephew, Ferdinand Kirsch and his wife Michelle, and many extended family and friends.

Family and friends may visit on Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton Street, Somerset, NJ 08873.

A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 A.M on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Milltown. Burial will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in New Brunswick.

Elaine believed in helping everyone whenever she could, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Mrs. Elaine Brown’s name to a charity of your choosing to honor her memory.