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“Lucy and Bruce, Heart felt condolences. Les was a good friend when it counted as well as you and Bruce. Prayers are with you both.    ...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Bob and Jan Graham

“Aunt Lucy & Bruce: Our sincere sorrow in hearing of Uncle Les' passing.  He was the BEST !!! Always on top of the favorites list. ...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Jack & Maureen Cadieux

“With my deepest sympathies Lucy and Bruce . Les was a wonderful man and I am thankful for the many memories that I have of him. My thoughts are with...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr. Brown,So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.Jason...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Such a sweet & loving Uncle & Great Uncle--In our prayers and thoughts always--Love to you Aunt Lucy & Bruce ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Anita & Sarah

“We were so sorry to read of Les' passing in the paper. Such a nice man. Always ready with that contagious smile. He will be missed but he leaves us...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: David and Deborah Barka

“UNCLE LES,WITH HIS KEEN SENSE OF HUMOR WILL BE MISSED. A LONG TIME AGO, HE WAS THE BEST RAKING AND WORKING ON HIS LAWN WITH HIMI'VE HAD.  ...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: JUDITH (WELLS) MORROW-MABEY OF TENN.

“Lucy & Bruce: Want to convey my sincere condolences to you. Les was a "great guy". ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Ed Holm Jr

“Dear Lucy, family and friends,Prayers and deepest sympathy to you and yours.Sincerely,Dotte ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Dotte Wallace - Derry, NH

“it was a pleasure working with this man,years ago in the engineering section of the V.A.R.I.P.Les ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: billy Connarn - clearwater, FL

“My thoughts and prayers for Lucy and Bruce during this difficult time. -Lorraine, Amanda, and Allyson ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Lorraine McBride


Leslie S.F. Brown, 96, of Derry, NH, passed away January 2, 2016 at Hanover Hill Health Care Center in Manchester, NH.

Les was born in Manchester, NH, a son of James & Euphemia Brown and had resided in Derry, NH since 1954.

He was a graduate of Manchester West High School – Class of 1937-B.

Prior to retirement, Les was employed at the Veteran Administration Medical Center in Manchester and was also co-owner with his wife Lucy of the Les Brown Insurance Agency in Derry for 21 years.

Les was a radio operator within the Transportation Corps of the U.S. Army during World War II, having served in the European Theatre where he was awarded three battle stars. He was an amateur radio operator with the call sign of WB1FET.

Les was a Past Chief of Clan McKenzie #27 – Order of Scottish Clans, and a communicant of The Church of The Transfiguration (Episcopal) having served as Vestryman.

Family includes his wife of 61 years, Lucy (Bailey) Brown; one son, Bruce B. Brown of Derry; two sisters, Janet B. Noury of Manchester and the late Euphemia F. Brown of Manchester; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Service will be conducted on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of The Transfiguration in Derry, NH. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery in East Derry.

Memorial contributions may be sent to a charity of one’s choice.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit CateJohnson.com.