WARWICK – Stephen M. Brown died December 14 at Tockwotton on the Waterfront, East Providence. He was the husband of Susan (Hahn) Brown for 53 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Robert Brown and Ida (Samuels) Brown Jagolinzer, he had lived in Warwick for 44 years. He was a vice president at the former R.I. Hospital Trust Bank in Providence and New England Savings Bank in New London, Conn., for many years, retiring in 1995.
He was a Korean Conflict veteran serving in the Army then the Army Reserve, retiring as a colonel after 35 years. He was a URI graduate, 1953, and past president of the URI Alumni Association. He was a member of Temple Beth-El and life member of Overseas Lodge of the Masons. He was past president of the R.I. Jewish Historical Association.
He was the father of Allan Brown and his wife, Calissa, of Garnet Valley, Pa., and Roberta Brown of Santa Monica, Calif. He was the brother of R. Eleanor Brown of Pittsburgh, Pa., and grandfather of Laurel and Ian. Contributions may be made to the R.I. Jewish Historical Association.