SALISBURY, Pa. Donald Samuel Peanut Brown, 70, of Salisbury, died Saturday, May 25, 2002, at his residence.

Born Dec. 5, 1931, in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Leon I. and Marguerite C. Joan (Diehl) Brown. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Jean (Baer) Brown, Oct. 13, 1985; and one daughter, Kimberly Dawn Brown.

He is survived by one son, Michael Brown and fiancee, Melissa Faidley, Salisbury; six daughters, Debra Wagers and husband Randy, Vicki Rush and husband Gary, and Tamara Johnson and husband Bill, all of Washington, Pa., Pamela Baer and Crystal Hutzel and husband Art, all of Salisbury, and Kim Mellinger and husband John, Swanton, Md.; one sister, Kathy Layman, Salisbury; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Brown was a retired carpenter, member of Salisbury Church of the Brethren, U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, treasurer and director of American Legion Post 459, Salisbury; member of Salisbury Lions Club, and lifetime member of Salisbury Volunteer Fire Dept. He was also an umpire for the Salisbury Little League for 27 years and was well known for many years of bingo calling for the Fire Dept. and American Legion.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Inc., 9168 Mason-Dixon Highway, Salisbury, on Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. 

Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Daniel Whitacre officiating.
Interment will be in Salisbury Cemetery, where graveside military rites will be accorded.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to either American Cancer Society, Heart Association or Salisbury Lions Club.



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