It is with great sadness that the family of Nancy (nee Brown) Brown, 53 Warren Street, Newburyport, (daughter of the late Russell Carlton Wood and the late Helen Evans Chase Wood Woodworth and sister of the late Robert Leach Wood), announces her passing on October 11, 2017 after a brief illness. Nancy will be forever remembered by her son Dr. Carlton Brown and his wife, Allie, of Bangor Maine, daughter, Debbie Constantino and her husband, Richard of Weymouth; and her grandchildren, Nathan Brown and his wife Lauren of Newburyport, Lauren Constantino and her husband Lt. Col (Ret.) Bill McClendon of St. Petersburg, Fl., Andrea Constantino of West Roxbury, Amy Xotyeni & her husband, Mcebisi of Melrose. Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Hazen Brown.
Nancy was born in Smithtown, N.H., on February 16, 1927. She attended Newburyport H.S., worked for a brief period at the former Towle Silversmiths and settled in Newburyport with her husband, Hazen where she worked alongside him in the family construction business for over 50 yrs. She was active in the Belleville Church, volunteered at the Newburyport library and provided hours of love and support to her family. She was also an avid cross-stitcher and loved gardening.
A private family graveside burial service will be celebrated in memory of Nancy on Saturday, October, 21, 2017 at 10 a.m., with Rev. Ross Varney, Pastor.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High Street, Newburyport.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Nancy may be made to the Belleville Church Building Fund.
Published on  October 14, 2017