Joanne F (Boyd) Brown

June 14, 1936 ~ May 26, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old


Joanne F. (Boyd) Brown, age 86, of North East, passed away on Friday May 26 2023 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born on June 14, 1936 in Oil City, PA the daughter of the late William and Nettie (Silvis) Boyd. Joanne graduated East Forest High School. She formerly served as the North East Township Tax Collector and was a radio operator for the North East Police Department and East County 911 Call Center. Joanne loved spending time with her family, hummingbirds, fishing, crafts, sewing, and music. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Donald L. Brown (April 21, 2021). Joanne is survived by her children, William Dalrymple (Kathy), Ret Dalrymple, Robert Dalrymple (Sue), Laura Houser (Mark), Joel Otis, and her best friend, Cheryl Burgess; grandchildren, William, Jenny, Cody, Jared, David, and Mitchell; great-grandchildren, Ryeleigh, Zane, Hannah, Dylan, Braelynn, Oliver, Mason, Ian, and Ava; great-great-grandchildren, Paris and Jaxson. Joanne's family wishes to thank the L.I.F.E. Center, the wonderful drivers, and all the home care ladies for their special care of Joanne throughout her illness. Family and friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Joanne's and Donald's name to the Greenfield Fire Department, 10160 Station Road, North East, PA 16428 or the North East Fire Department, P.O. Box 89, North East, PA 16428. Please send condolences to

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June 2, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
William D. Elkin Funeral Home
65 South Lake Street
North East, PA 16428


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