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Mileva P. Brown

June 8, 1932 ~ June 13, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary

Mileva P. Brown, a beloved wife, mother, and companion, passed away on June 13, 2022, at her home, RiverMead in Peterborough, NH. She was 90 years old and had previously lived in Guilford, VT, and Concord, MA,

Mileva was born at home in Oakland, CA on June 8, 1932, a daughter of Vido and Anna (Dzuovich) Prodanovich. She spent her childhood years in Oakland and graduated from Castlemont High School with the Class of 1950. She then attended the University of California Berkley and received her BA in International Relations in 1954, and in 1956 a degree in Library Science. She worked in Washington, DC for a few years before returning to Oakland. On June 7, 1959, she and Christopher W. Brown were married at St. Georges Serbian Orthodox Church in Oakland and together they journeyed to New York City where Chris began his career in investment management. They later lived in San Mateo, CA and in Acton and Concord, MA.

While living in Acton and raising her family, Mileva joined the Emerson Hospital Auxiliary and her interest in hospital volunteering became a lifelong activity. Later, she trained to become a medical librarian and served in several local hospitals. She was also a lifelong bridge player, which she greatly enjoyed. At the homes in which she and her family lived, flower gardens were her pride and joy, and she became active in in the Concord Garden Club and the Brattleboro VT, Floral Arts and Garden Club.

Throughout her life, Mileva observed and lived by the tenets of her Serbian Orthodox faith. It comforted and sustained her. She was active in local Orthodox churches where available and was a founding officer in the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in West Cambridge, MA.

She leaves her husband and a daughter, Kristina B. Magee (Michael) of Westford, MA and a son Samuel, of Baltimore, MD.

 

“She was always so happy, smiling and content.

Loved and admired, wherever she went.

Always thoughtful, willing, and kind,

Such beautiful memories, she left behind”

                                                  Anon.

May her memory be eternal!

 

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 11:00AM, at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Bedford Street, Concord MA 01742. The burial will take place in the Brown family plot in the old section of the cemetery, on Oak Avenue. Following the burial, Mileva’s family invites all who knew and loved her to gather for a time of remembrance at the Liberty Restaurant at Concord’s Colonial Inn,48 Monument Square, Concord MA, 01742. A church service will be held for Mileva at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in West Cambridge, MA, at a later date.

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Services

Graveside Service
Tuesday
June 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Concord MA (Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Bedford Street)

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