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Tarrytown's James "Jim" Brown Passes Away on Thanksgiving

Although his family was his first love, his involvement with the Tarrytown Fire Department was a close second.

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From Dwyer and Vanderbilt Funeral Home:

James "Jim" Brown Sr., a lifelong resident of Tarrytown passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at the age of 65.

Jim was born on November 10, 1948 to Kenneth and Eleanor Brown. He graduated from Sleepy Hollow High School in 1966 and worked for many years at Ciba Geigy. He was married for 42 years to Theresa Passariello Brown and had three children.

Although his family was his first love, his involvement with the Tarrytown Fire Department was a close second. For 49 years, he was a member of Riverside Hose Company #4 and served as Fire Chief in 1990 and 1996. He was active in the Westchester County Parade Judges Association, as well as a member of FASNY and The Westchester County Fire Chiefs Association.

Jim is survived by his wife Terri; daughter and son in law, Lisa and Joseph Pinzel; son Jimmy Jr.; youngest daughter Allison; and his pride and joy, his grand-daughter Abigail. He is also survived by his sister and brother in law, Doris and Joseph Mastropietro; as well as numerous loving relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 6-8pm on Monday, December 2,2013 and 2-4 and 7-9 on Tuesday,December 3, 2013 at Dwyer & Vanderbilt Funeral Home in Tarrytown. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Transfiguration Church at 10am. Interment will follow at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. 

Dwyer & Vanderbilt 
90 N. Broadway
Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591 

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