Robert L. Brown
Robert L. "Bob" Brown, 75, formerly a longtime resident of New Castle and Ellwood City, passed away Friday afternoon, March 20, 2020, in Heritage Valley Medical Center, Beaver.
Mr. Brown was born on Oct. 1, 1944, in Ellwood City, a son of the late Emma Palm.
He was a 1962 graduate of Lincoln High School in Ellwood City.
For many years, Bob was employed by B&W Welding and Fitting and B&W Steel Mill in Koppel, and later worked as a truck driver for the Sharon Metal Fence Company.
He enjoyed vegetable gardening and loved spending time with family and his three dogs.
His wife, the former Virginia "Jean" Roginski, preceded him in death in 2008.
He is survived a daughter, Bobbi Jean Brown of Chippewa Township; a stepdaughter, Debra Magee, of New Castle; a stepson, David (Lisa) Magee of Pulaski; and a granddaughter, Katie Magee.
In addition to his wife and mother, Bob was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Hogue.
Funeral services will be held privately.
Interment will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Union Township.
Arrangements have been entrusted to J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 111 W. Falls St., New Castle.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at
Published on March 22, 2020


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Jean ( Flesher) McKay
Mar 23, 2020
Bobbi Jean so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Love, Jean