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  • Anita Brown
    Anita Brown
    Rita DeRosa/Elaine Schupak Apr 04, 2019 Oh my Dear Ted, Anita and Jeff, we can only imagine the loss you feel since Phyllis' passing. We think of her and instead of sadness, she brings laughter into our hearts. We memory always will remember her for her hearty laughter. Many fond memories of her stories she would share with us whenever we met or visited with each other on Summer Street(her house or ours, didn't matter: it was always a fun time.) Quick flash back-We dropped by to visit with your mom. And you, Anita at age 4 were banging(belting out a song) on the piano. Your hair was dripping in grease. Your poor mom was complaining that you had washed it with BUTTER to make it shine. It SHINED! Nothing she washed it with would take it out! This had already been a week later. She was such a bright and full of life woman.I also remember how she had explained to me about the historians and why and how the BC and AD were created and were just a simple way of keeping a time table. And of course, we always think of Phyllis, every time anybody in my family makes that delicious zucchini soup(a recipe that she had given us). So many fun visits... Phyllis , we miss you but still remember you in laughter. Heaven is laughing a bit louder these days with your spirit. you are in our thoughts....Rita and Elaine Tara Singh Mar 31, 2019 There is not enough words that i could write how sweet Phyllis were.I was really lucky to know her. My condolences to the family Jack Rubinger Mar 24, 2019 Phyllis was a very sweet, welcoming, friendly woman! Evan Barker Mar 16, 2019 My condolences to the entire Brown family. Phyllis was a wonderful lady adored by all who knew her. Her legacy will live on through the many lives she touched. RIP Phyllis.

    Rita DeRosa/Elaine Schupak
    Apr 04, 2019
    Oh my Dear Ted, Anita and Jeff, we can only imagine the loss you feel since Phyllis' passing. We think of her and instead of sadness, she brings laughter into our hearts. We memory always will remember her for her hearty laughter. Many fond memories of her stories she would share with us whenever we met or visited with each other on Summer Street(her house or ours, didn't matter: it was always a fun time.)
    Quick flash back-We dropped by to visit with your mom. And you, Anita at age 4 were banging(belting out a song) on the piano. Your hair was dripping in grease. Your poor mom was complaining that you had washed it with BUTTER to make it shine. It SHINED! Nothing she washed it with would take it out! This had already been a week later.
    She was such a bright and full of life woman.I also remember how she had explained to me about the historians and why and how the BC and AD were created
    and were just a simple way of keeping a time table. And of course, we always think of Phyllis, every time anybody in my family makes that delicious zucchini soup(a recipe that she had given us).
    So many fun visits...
    Phyllis , we miss you but still remember you in laughter. Heaven is laughing a bit louder these days with your spirit. you are in our thoughts....Rita and Elaine

    Tara Singh
    Mar 31, 2019
    There is not enough words that i could write how sweet Phyllis were.I was really lucky to know her. My condolences to the family

    Jack Rubinger
    Mar 24, 2019
    Phyllis was a very sweet, welcoming, friendly woman!

    Evan Barker
    Mar 16, 2019
    My condolences to the entire Brown family. Phyllis was a wonderful lady adored by all who knew her. Her legacy will live on through the many lives she touched. RIP Phyllis.

  • Jan Leder
    Jan Leder
    So sorry for your loss~

    So sorry for your loss~

  • Anita Brown
    Anita Brown
    Pete McGuinness Mar 14, 2019 Anita's mom was so loved and had such great/fun energy. My condolences to all in the Brown family. -Pete Seth Kaplan Mar 13, 2019 Very sorry to hear of Phyllis’s passing. A great lady for sure. Condolences to Ted, Anita and Jeff. Rest In Peace Phyllis

    Pete McGuinness
    Mar 14, 2019
    Anita's mom was so loved and had such great/fun energy. My condolences to all in the Brown family.
    -Pete
    Seth Kaplan
    Mar 13, 2019
    Very sorry to hear of Phyllis’s passing. A great lady for sure. Condolences to Ted, Anita and Jeff.

    Rest In Peace Phyllis

  • Anita Brown
    Anita Brown
    Copied & pasted from The Lawrence Eagle Tribune Guestbook: Tony, Paul & Joe Piro Mar 12, 2019 We are very sorry for your loss. May she Rest In Peace Sheila Holland Mar 11, 2019 Aunt Phyllis, now you are free from illness and suffering and God is taking care of you so you can continue to care for Uncle Ted , Anita, and Jeff from above. Watch over them, guide them, love them and in many different ways let them know you are still there for them. And one day all of you will be once again reunited and it will be a grand reunion.

    Copied & pasted from The Lawrence Eagle Tribune Guestbook:


    Tony, Paul & Joe Piro
    Mar 12, 2019

    We are very sorry for your loss. May she Rest In Peace
    Sheila Holland
    Mar 11, 2019

    Aunt Phyllis, now you are free from illness and suffering and God is taking care of you so you can continue to care for Uncle Ted , Anita, and Jeff from above. Watch over them, guide them, love them and in many different ways let them know you are still there for them. And one day all of you will be once again reunited and it will be a grand reunion.

  • Anita Brown
    Anita Brown
    I finally discovered why this guestbook didn't have entries. The temporary Lawrence Eagle Tribune Guestbook is getting the entries, which I just saw. I had no idea my payment included such a guestbook. I'm copying/pasting the entries of family & friends here. THank you all so much for taking the time. xoxo . ~Anita Theresa MacDonnell Mar 09, 2019 Anita, this loss is obviously felt by many. Your mom had a way of spreading love that makes me smile as I write this. Spunky and spirited! I had two friends while growing up that I called their moms “mom”. Your mom was “mom” to me also. This says so much about her. Love to you. Tony Fiorino Mar 09, 2019 I'm so sorry for your loss. So glad I was able to grow up knowing Tita. The time she would spend with my grandmother Pepper at Saliabury beach was seeing the epitome of best friends. She was an incredible woman and will be sorely missed. Phyllis (Terrazzano) Rosania Mar 09, 2019 Dear Ted, Anita, Jeffrey, and Alexander, "Cousin Phyllis" - that's what we called each other - we were namesakes. We lived together in the same household for a while. She related to me that she held me in her arms as a babe - and in her heart. I felt that for her lifetime and she was in my heart as well. I am thankful for the memories that we will not tire of repeating. Andréa and I join you in sorrow and send love and prayers to you. We're thankful to have enjoyed "Cousin Phyllis". LauRha Frankfort Mar 09, 2019 Phyllis taught me to make the best damn spaghetti sauce I've ever tasted. It is simple and the perfect taste. I know you will continue to inspire others from Heaven Phyllis the love never stops you supplied so much warmth and light and inspiration for people thank you for helping me when I was younger. Rest assure that your children and Ted hold you close in their hearts and you will forever shine. Now you're free to be an angel Kari Clementi Reese Mar 09, 2019 Sending deepest sympathies to you all, so so sad to hear of your loss! You are on our hearts and in our prayers for comfort at this very difficult time! In today's era of social media and hundreds of stations on our televisions...we don't have the connections we had when we grew up. Growing up in our neighborhood...I never quite realized just how blessed we were to have such AMAZING families to grow up with! There were so many children around the same age and my childhood is FILLED with memories of neighborhood activities!! Thinking of these families puts a smile on my face! Growing up playing capture the flag or kick the can...anything we could think of to be outside in the fresh air ...Read more Christina Giuffrida Bennett Mar 08, 2019 I am so sorry for your loss she was an amazing funny loving women to me and my mom Ann Giuffrida who she will be welcome with open arms in heaven . I loved going to Salisbury beach to see her and hear the stories she would share,with me so funny and always made me feel so welcome and loved . Even after my mom passed she stayed in touch when I was going through difficult time with my life. I will never forget you ??! Rest in peace love you Carol Tristano Mar 08, 2019 Dear Anita, Jeff and Ted, I'm so deeply sorry for your loss. I always heard stories about Phyllis, but never had the chance to meet her. It's beautiful to hear stories about her unique talents and the love everyone had for her. I know she will be profoundly missed. My thoughts are with all of you. Love, Carol Laura Mazziotti Mar 08, 2019 I am so sorry to read this news. What an inspirational woman. She leaves the legacy of her talented children. She will live on through them. Sincere condolences. Kari Clementi Reese Mar 08, 2019 What a blessing knowing the Brown family. Such a gifted family! So loving and close-knit. Just feeling thankful to have grown up in Andover. They say it takes a village... And we were blessed with an amazing village. Our hearts are with the Brown family now. Love and prayers are sent your way! Love from the Clementi family. XOXO Dean Chongris Mar 08, 2019 Anita, Jeff, and Mr. Brown—I’m so sorry for your loss and hope that with time the sorrow you are feeling now will lessen to happy and loving memories of your dear Mother, Wife, Friend. Growing up with you in Andover Anita, I remember your house on Gemini Circle always welcoming and a safe place for me on many levels. Phylis and Ted created an inviting atmosphere that I never forgot. She will be missed. Hugs and squeezes to all of you and know you are being thought of from Dallas and y’all remain in my heart ♥️. Michael Steinman Mar 08, 2019 I regret that I never met Phyllis -- I came along too late in the Brown family saga -- but the people around her, Ted, Jeff, and Anita, are evidence of her glowing existence. I send sorrow and love to them all. And perhaps 128 bars of reverent silence over a nice 4/4. Ray Marchica Mar 08, 2019 Hi Anita, I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m sending deepest condolences to you and your family. I could only imagine what a wonderful mom woman she was because she raised you. She’s watching down on you and very proud. Peace and love, Ray Thomas Barney Mar 08, 2019 Dear Anita, so sorry for your loss.my condolences to you and the family. K.C. Marsh Mar 08, 2019 I didn’t spend a ton of time with her but the time I did she had me in stitches, laughing as she recalled stories about my dad. She will be missed. DAWN PERRY SEPULEVEDA Mar 08, 2019 Dear Anita and Family. I am so sorry for your great loss. May you always remember the love and magic your beautiful Mom brought to your lives? Charles Jennison Mar 08, 2019 I only met your mom briefly, Anita, at one or two sessions with your dad, Tony Zano, and Whit Brown. Seems to me I remember having some delicious food she cooked, though. Turns out she was exactly 20 years to the day older than me (my birthday is Sept. 26!). I am very sorry for your loss.

    I finally discovered why this guestbook didn't have entries. The temporary Lawrence Eagle Tribune Guestbook is getting the entries, which I just saw. I had no idea my payment included such a guestbook. I'm copying/pasting the entries of family & friends here. THank you all so much for taking the time. xoxo . ~Anita

    Theresa MacDonnell
    Mar 09, 2019
    Anita, this loss is obviously felt by many. Your mom had a way of spreading love that makes me smile as I write this. Spunky and spirited! I had two friends while growing up that I called their moms “mom”. Your mom was “mom” to me also. This says so much about her. Love to you.


    Tony Fiorino
    Mar 09, 2019
    I'm so sorry for your loss. So glad I was able to grow up knowing Tita. The time she would spend with my grandmother Pepper at Saliabury beach was seeing the epitome of best friends. She was an incredible woman and will be sorely missed.


    Phyllis (Terrazzano) Rosania
    Mar 09, 2019

    Dear Ted, Anita, Jeffrey, and Alexander,
    "Cousin Phyllis" - that's what we called each other - we were namesakes. We lived together in the same household for a while. She related to me that she held me in her arms as a babe - and in her heart. I felt that for her lifetime and she was in my heart as well. I am thankful for the memories that we will not tire of repeating.
    Andréa and I join you in sorrow and send love and prayers to you. We're thankful to have enjoyed "Cousin Phyllis".


    LauRha Frankfort
    Mar 09, 2019
    Phyllis taught me to make the best damn spaghetti sauce I've ever tasted. It is simple and the perfect taste. I know you will continue to inspire others from Heaven Phyllis the love never stops you supplied so much warmth and light and inspiration for people thank you for helping me when I was younger. Rest assure that your children and Ted hold you close in their hearts and you will forever shine. Now you're free to be an angel


    Kari Clementi Reese
    Mar 09, 2019
    Sending deepest sympathies to you all, so so sad to hear of your loss! You are on our hearts and in our prayers for comfort at this very difficult time! In today's era of social media and hundreds of stations on our televisions...we don't have the connections we had when we grew up. Growing up in our neighborhood...I never quite realized just how blessed we were to have such AMAZING families to grow up with! There were so many children around the same age and my childhood is FILLED with memories of neighborhood activities!! Thinking of these families puts a smile on my face! Growing up playing capture the flag or kick the can...anything we could think of to be outside in the fresh air ...Read more


    Christina Giuffrida Bennett
    Mar 08, 2019
    I am so sorry for your loss she was an amazing funny loving women to me and my mom Ann Giuffrida who she will be welcome with open arms in heaven . I loved going to Salisbury beach to see her and hear the stories she would share,with me so funny and always made me feel so welcome and loved . Even after my mom passed she stayed in touch when I was going through difficult time with my life. I will never forget you ??! Rest in peace love you


    Carol Tristano
    Mar 08, 2019
    Dear Anita, Jeff and Ted, I'm so deeply sorry for your loss. I always heard stories about Phyllis, but never had the chance to meet her. It's beautiful to hear stories about her unique talents and the love everyone had for her. I know she will be profoundly missed. My thoughts are with all of you. Love, Carol


    Laura Mazziotti
    Mar 08, 2019
    I am so sorry to read this news. What an inspirational woman. She leaves the legacy of her talented children. She will live on through them. Sincere condolences.


    Kari Clementi Reese
    Mar 08, 2019
    What a blessing knowing the Brown family. Such a gifted family! So loving and close-knit. Just feeling thankful to have grown up in Andover. They say it takes a village... And we were blessed with an amazing village. Our hearts are with the Brown family now. Love and prayers are sent your way! Love from the Clementi family. XOXO


    Dean Chongris
    Mar 08, 2019
    Anita, Jeff, and Mr. Brown—I’m so sorry for your loss and hope that with time the sorrow you are feeling now will lessen to happy and loving memories of your dear Mother, Wife, Friend. Growing up with you in Andover Anita, I remember your house on Gemini Circle always welcoming and a safe place for me on many levels. Phylis and Ted created an inviting atmosphere that I never forgot. She will be missed. Hugs and squeezes to all of you and know you are being thought of from Dallas and y’all remain in my heart ♥️.


    Michael Steinman
    Mar 08, 2019
    I regret that I never met Phyllis -- I came along too late in the Brown family saga -- but the people around her, Ted, Jeff, and Anita, are evidence of her glowing existence. I send sorrow and love to them all. And perhaps 128 bars of reverent silence over a nice 4/4.


    Ray Marchica
    Mar 08, 2019
    Hi Anita, I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m sending deepest condolences to you and your family. I could only imagine what a wonderful mom woman she was because she raised you. She’s watching down on you and very proud. Peace and love, Ray


    Thomas Barney
    Mar 08, 2019
    Dear Anita, so sorry for your loss.my condolences to you and the family.


    K.C. Marsh
    Mar 08, 2019

    I didn’t spend a ton of time with her but the time I did she had me in stitches, laughing as she recalled stories about my dad. She will be missed.


    DAWN PERRY SEPULEVEDA
    Mar 08, 2019

    Dear Anita and Family. I am so sorry for your great loss. May you always remember the love and magic your beautiful Mom brought to your lives?


    Charles Jennison
    Mar 08, 2019
    I only met your mom briefly, Anita, at one or two sessions with your dad, Tony Zano, and Whit Brown. Seems to me I remember having some delicious food she cooked, though. Turns out she was exactly 20 years to the day older than me (my birthday is Sept. 26!). I am very sorry for your loss.

  • Victor Lesser
    Victor Lesser
    I am thinking of Phyllis and all of the Brown family and sending you lots of love today and my deepest condolences. Knowing Phyllis and her down to earth intelligence and kindness was a wonderful experience and I have great respect for the whole family.

    I am thinking of Phyllis and all of the Brown family and sending you lots of love today and my deepest condolences. Knowing Phyllis and her down to earth intelligence and kindness was a wonderful experience and I have great respect for the whole family.

  • Anita Brown
    Anita Brown
    Thanks to those family and friends who signed this permanent guestbook for my mom. Her passing has moved her away from pain into Eternal Life, as per her devout Catholic beliefs. I do believe our energy does not simply cease to exist. It just doesn't make sense. So, she is in a better place now. I am grateful for the outpouring of love from so many on facebook. Unfortunately facebook posts fleeting so any post here is greatly appreciated. When you post, please make sure that you click "I am not a robot," follow the prompts it asks of you and then hit "SUBMIT YOUR COMMENT" in the yellow bar at the bottom. Your comment will be archived for my approval. After I see it I will click "approve" and it will show up. This is a safety net to stop people from making nasty and stupid comments, which is a daily problem online. Please consider signing the guestbook. xoxo

    Thanks to those family and friends who signed this permanent guestbook for my mom. Her passing has moved her away from pain into Eternal Life, as per her devout Catholic beliefs. I do believe our energy does not simply cease to exist. It just doesn't make sense. So, she is in a better place now. I am grateful for the outpouring of love from so many on facebook. Unfortunately facebook posts fleeting so any post here is greatly appreciated.

    When you post, please make sure that you click "I am not a robot," follow the prompts it asks of you and then hit "SUBMIT YOUR COMMENT" in the yellow bar at the bottom. Your comment will be archived for my approval. After I see it I will click "approve" and it will show up. This is a safety net to stop people from making nasty and stupid comments, which is a daily problem online.

    Please consider signing the guestbook.
    xoxo

  • Judy Niemack
    Judy Niemack
    Dear Anita, Ted, Woody and Jeff, thinking of your Mom (grandma) with so much love! She was always loving, interested, funny and such a great cook! It was a blessing having her in my life. My deep condolences and love to you all, Judy

    Dear Anita, Ted, Woody and Jeff, thinking of your Mom (grandma) with so much love! She was always loving, interested, funny and such a great cook! It was a blessing having her in my life. My deep condolences and love to you all, Judy

  • Kari Reese
    Kari Reese
    Sending deepest sympathies to you all, so so sad to hear of your loss! You are on our hearts and in our prayers for comfort at this very difficult time! In today's era of social media and hundreds of stations on our televisions...we don't have the connections we had when we grew up. Growing up in our neighborhood...I never quite realized just how blessed we were to have such AMAZING families to grow up with! There were so many children around the same age and my childhood is FILLED with memories of neighborhood activities!! Thinking of these families puts a smile on my face! Growing up playing capture the flag or kick the can...anything we could think of to be outside in the fresh air and join in all together and have fun! Anita, you & Jeff and your family were some of our favorites!! Being a little younger...I so looked up to you both! I have clear memories of your musical family and the love & acceptance I always felt from all of you! Anita, Auntie Bev had your artwork in her home for years when I was a child. Your amazing sweet Mommy, such a great woman. I believe Oprah always quotes Maya Angelo talking about "It takes the village" and OH did we have an AMAZING village!! We could name ALL the wonderful families we grew up with on all the circles of our neighborhood. I can't think of one neighborhood bully or mean girl! There was so much love and acceptance from the youngest to the oldest!! Anita, you were like a big sister! I have so many memories of looking up to you! I loved watching you and Dana and your bond! Walking Salisbury Beach and having the guys melt over you two bombshells! You always got the deepest darkest tropical tan and so did Jeff! Jeff...you always the handsome drummer! You both are your parents legacy and you both make them BOTH so proud! Now your Mom looking down from Heaven! You all will continue to be in my prayers! We don't see tons of marriages make it all through life and Mr. Brown...you and Mrs. Brown are such examples of TRUE LOVE!!! Please know we are thinking of you from afar! Love, Kari Clementi Reese <3

    Sending deepest sympathies to you all, so so sad to hear of your loss! You are on our hearts and in our prayers for comfort at this very difficult time! In today's era of social media and hundreds of stations on our televisions...we don't have the connections we had when we grew up. Growing up in our neighborhood...I never quite realized just how blessed we were to have such AMAZING families to grow up with! There were so many children around the same age and my childhood is FILLED with memories of neighborhood activities!! Thinking of these families puts a smile on my face! Growing up playing capture the flag or kick the can...anything we could think of to be outside in the fresh air and join in all together and have fun! Anita, you & Jeff and your family were some of our favorites!! Being a little younger...I so looked up to you both! I have clear memories of your musical family and the love & acceptance I always felt from all of you! Anita, Auntie Bev had your artwork in her home for years when I was a child.
    Your amazing sweet Mommy, such a great woman. I believe Oprah always quotes Maya Angelo talking about "It takes the village" and OH did we have an AMAZING village!! We could name ALL the wonderful families we grew up with on all the circles of our neighborhood. I can't think of one neighborhood bully or mean girl! There was so much love and acceptance from the youngest to the oldest!! Anita, you were like a big sister! I have so many memories of looking up to you! I loved watching you and Dana and your bond! Walking Salisbury Beach and having the guys melt over you two bombshells! You always got the deepest darkest tropical tan and so did Jeff!
    Jeff...you always the handsome drummer!
    You both are your parents legacy and you both make them BOTH so proud! Now your Mom looking down from Heaven!
    You all will continue to be in my prayers! We don't see tons of marriages make it all through life and Mr. Brown...you and Mrs. Brown are such examples of TRUE LOVE!!!
    Please know we are thinking of you from afar!
    Love, Kari Clementi Reese <3

  • Robin Leuzinger
    Robin Leuzinger
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you - Uncle Ted, Anita, Jeff and Woody! I am so sorry for your loss. All our love, Robin and Mark Leuzinger

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you - Uncle Ted, Anita, Jeff and Woody! I am so sorry for your loss.

    All our love,
    Robin and Mark Leuzinger