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845 Devonshire Ave
Woodstock, ON N4S 8Z4
Phone: 519-539-0004
Fax: 519-539-0849

James "Ross" Brown

Saturday, February 13th, 1932 - Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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BROWN, James “Ross” – Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at the Woodstock Hospital on Sunday, February 24, 2019 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Erma Brown (Kennerley). Cherished father to Terry (Marilyn) Carson, Debra (Gerhard) Magnus and Mark (Jackie Ralph) Brown. Much loved Grandfather to Taylor (Kelsey) Carson, Michael Carson, Dylan (Laura) Magnus, Courtney Magnus, Tracey (Miki) Koi and Great Grandfather to Mischa-Lyn and Madihlyn. Ross will also be missed by several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Wallace and Doris, brothers Bruce and Willis, also niece Lynn Brown. Ross farmed in Bright Ontario for many years. He enjoyed time in his workshop making roll top desks, armoires, blanket boxes and many picture frames. Friends and Family are welcome to the Brock and Visser funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock, Ontario, N4S 8Z4 (519)-539-0004, on Thursday, February 28th from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm and again from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, March 1st, 2019 at 11:00am. If desired, memorial contributions made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, or Diabetes Canada would be appreciated and can be arranged through the Brock and Visser Funeral Home. Online condolences at
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Thursday, February 28th, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Brock and Visser Funeral Home
    845 Devonshire Ave.
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, February 28th, 2019 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Brock & Visser Funeral Home
    845 Devonshire Ave.,
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  • Service

    Friday, March 1st, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, March 1st, 2019 11:00am
    Brock and Visser Funeral Home
    845 Devonshire Ave.
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  • Reception

    Brock and Visser Reception Lounge
    845 Devonshire Ave.
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Kevin Brown

Posted at 08:52am
Marlene and I send you our deepest sympathy . I have lots of memories about Uncle Ross and Aunt Erma. One of my favorites was when Uncle Ross would line us up against the barn wall with the cats and squirt fresh milk into our mouths. Or at least he tried to hit our mouths.

John & Claudette McMillan & Family

Posted at 06:59pm
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Posted at 02:00pm
I worked with James at the Woodstock Hospital as a co-op student, he was such a bright, vibrant gentleman and was always was happy to see me and vice versa. He will be dearly missed! Condolences to the family!

your friends at Syngenta Canada

Posted at 10:36am
Thinking of you at this difficult time and sending our well wishes and prayers from the R&D Team.
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Dave and Gail Kennerley and Family

Posted at 02:16pm
With deepest sympathy,
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