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“Dear Robin and Pamela, I'm so sorry for the loss of your mother. She will be greatly missed by your families. My thoughts are with you. Scott...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Scott Leatherman - Cambridge, MA

“Hugs to you all. Mrs. Theresa Brown was such a sweet lady. I will cherish the many memories she and you family have given us! ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Lynn & Bob and family Neff - FL

“Robin, Emile and Family,We are so sorry for the passing of your Mom. She was such a feisty delight when we were at the Top of the Hill for breakfast...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Laurie and Bob Mason - ME

“I'm so sorry for your loss. She was such an amazing women. I love you all so much. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Olivia Santos - Family Friend

“Pam,I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I'm thinking of you and your family. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Deanna Vulgamore - Wichita, KS

“Pam,I am so sorry for your loss. Marc ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Marc Pulpi - Wilmington, MA

“Pam,I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. I know you have taken great care of her over the past few years. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Cowan - Tulsa, OK

“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the God and father who binds up the broken-hearted comfort and strengthen all those who mourn...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: GP

“My deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May you receive the comfort and peace that God supplies. He has promised to end sickness and...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: E Ferguson

“My sincerest condolences to the family, I am sorry for your great loss. Jude 1: 20, 21 ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“We have to be comforted by knowing we all have special angels in heaven watching over us. May your Mom rest in peace and our prayers help to...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Charlene Molloy - Kingston, NH

“Pam, Joe, Joseph and Geneva, Robin and Emile,Theresa was a special friend to all of us. I loved her gentile smile and dry sense of humor. She will...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Jean Cafazzo Hopkins - Wakefield, MA

“My heart is with you Robin, Pam, Joe, Emile, Joseph and Geneva. Theresa was truly a wonderful person! ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Cheryl McLaughlin - Woburn, MA


Theresa M. Brown, age 91, of Stoneham, Massachusetts and Harrison, Maine passed away on June 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Theresa was the beloved wife of Robert E. Brown and was married to the love of her life for over 60 years before Robert's death in 2007.

Theresa was the loving mother of Pamela Brown Griffin and her husband Joseph of Middleton, Robin Ann Brown Seymour and her husband Emile of Fitchburg. Theresa was "Nana" to her grandchildren Joseph and Geneva Griffin whom she adored. Sister of Robert E. Dionne of Fresno, California. Pre-deceased by her parents Adellard and Stella Dionne, in-laws Henry and Geneva Brown, Brothers William Hines and Roland Dionne, and brother-in-law Harry Violette. Without Theresa's dedicated friend of four years, Mary Santoro, it would have been impossible to keep Theresa home to let her live out her days surrounded by her family – Mary was Theresa's best friend.

Theresa's life was like a modern day fairy tale. She married her sweetheart Robert when she was 17 and he was 16. They built a life together in Stoneham where they raised their family. She spent summers in Maine for many years helping her husband build their cottage on the Shores of Long Lake where they coveted time spent with family and tending a huge vegetable garden. Theresa was a consummate homemaker and was well known as an avid reader, chef, seamstress, crafter, power walker, snow skier, water skier, and square dancer. She was a baker extraordinaire who loved to whip up home-made desserts and chocolate chip cookies for her family. Theresa lived to love and care for her family, her kindness and innocence will be her legacy. Smooth sailing mom and "do-si-do", till we meet again, you will remain in our thoughts and hearts everyday of our lives.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories at the Barile Family Funeral Home 482 Main St. (RT 28) Stoneham on Saturday, June 10th from 8:30-9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10:00 a.m. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Interment will follow in Northumberland Cemetery, Groveton, NH.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations in Theresa's Memory to VNA Hospice, 100 Trade Center G-500, Woburn, MA 01801.

For more information, www.facebook.com/BarileFamilyFuneralHome.