Catherine Mary “Sis” Brown

July 28, 2020 Lincoln University, PA Sweet and Caring; A Grandmother to All

Catherine Mary “Sis” Brown, age 85 of Lincoln University, PA, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Catherine was the wife of her late husband, Hugh E. Brown, who predeceased her in 1974.

Born 1935 in Philadelphia, PA, Catherine was the daughter of the late Thomas P. O’Donnell and the late Catherine Durham O’Donnell.

Catherine was a devout Catholic and attended St. George Parish for many years before becoming a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish. For well over 20 years, Catherine never missed Sunday Mass at ABVM.

Catherine, or “Sis”, was a caring, sweet, wonderful woman. In her free time, she enjoyed getting together with her bunco group. Yet, what she loved most of all was spending time with her family. She was extremely family oriented and cared about everyone around her. Catherine was always taking care of others and was truly a Grandmother to all.

Catherine is survived by her sister, Mary Ann Wieland and brother in law, Joe; her daughter, Marianne K. Hannan and son in law, Robert; two grandchildren, Robert Hannan III and Thomas Hannan; many nieces and nephews; her great nieces and great nephews; and her great great nieces and great great nephews. In addition to her late husband, Hugh, Catherine was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas O’Donnell and John O’Donnell.

Catherine’s Viewing will be held from 9:00AM to 9:45AM on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, 300 State Rd, West Grove, PA 19390. Mass will begin at 10:00AM. Interment will follow Mass at SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 or to Assumption B.V.M. Parish, 300 State Rd, West Grove, PA 19390.

Arrangements by Foulk Funeral Home of West Grove, PA.

Memorial Donations

American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society
1626 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish

Assumption B.V.M.
300 State Road
West Grove, PA 19390



August 3, 2020 9:00AM to 9:45AM Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish
300 State Road
West Grove, PA 19390

Funeral Mass

August 3, 2020 10:00AM Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish
300 State Road
West Grove, PA 19390


August 3, 2020 Following Mass SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery
1600 S Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064


  1. We were so sorry to hear of Ms. Brown’s passing. We always enjoyed seeing/talking to her whenever she came in.
    Amy, Guiliana, Jackie
    Outpatient Lab Jennersville

    Amy | August 8, 2020 at 12:29 PM
  2. Marianne, Bob, RJ and Tom…With fond memories of Cathy. She was always a bright spot when we came to visit. She was joyful, kind, caring and generous to everyone she met. Her memory will live on in my heart. Sincerest sympathy. Love, Mom Hannan

    Mom Hannan (Judith Hannan) | August 1, 2020 at 2:13 PM

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