Joan "Sandy" Brown, of Route 39, Sardinia, died Sunday June 10, 2018 in Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Gowanda at the age of 72.
She was born January 23, 1946 in Bolton, England a daughter of the late James and Joan (nee Wynn) Smith. She was a graduate of Springville Griffith Institute and was an animal caretaker in cancer research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo. She enjoyed knitting and absolutely adored her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter - Samantha Brown of Sardinia; grandchildren - Wyatt "Bumblebee" and Novamae "Buttercup"; sisters - Patricia (Alfred, Jr.) Zeller of Rome, NY, Marjorie (Robert) Webster of Chaffee; brother - Daniel (Bonnie) Smith of Waynesville, MO and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband - Lawrence Brown who died January 11, 2007 and a brother - James Edwynn Smith.
There are no calling hours. Graveside services will be held Friday June 22, 2018 at 3 pm in Fairview Cemetery, Springville. A luncheon will follow at the Sardinia Town Park, Genesee Rd., Sardinia.