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Obituary for Florence M. "Tiny" Brown (Ravenscraft)

BROWN - Florence M. “Tiny” (Ravenscraft), 84, Boswell, died November 18, 2019 at Windber Hospice. Born February 1, 1935 in Jerome. Daughter of John H. “Oney” and Mabel (Bracken) Ravenscraft. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 55 years Donald Brown on March 3, 2011; son Michael Brown, Sr. on August 4, 2018 and sisters Mary Ellen Ravenscraft, Margaret St.Clair and Ethel Perigo. Survived by son Stephen married to Susan (Krupper), Boswell; daughter Tanis married to Timothy Pelesky, Jenners; grandchildren Molly (Brown) married to Michael McManus, Greencastle; Steven Brown married to Megan (Bowling), Edmond, OK; Timothy Pelesky married to Lauren (Bennett), Salisbury; Adam Pelesky married to Kelcy (St.Clair), Jenners and Michael Brown, Jr., Jennerstown; great-grandchildren Landon Brown; Andy, Natalie, Timmy and Sienna Pelesky and Chloe and Luke McManus; brothers James and wife Nancy, Ohio and Thomas and wife Joanne, Davidsville; sister Geraldine “Dute” Budzina and husband Bill; numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws including special niece Cathy Budzina and special friends Nancy Lewis and Lou Ann Fleegle. A graduate of Conemaugh Township High School. Member of All Saints Catholic Parish. Tiny was a loving and kind wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, shopping with her daughter Tanis and visiting with her sisters Dute and Ethel. She loved taking pictures and cheering for the Pittsburgh Steelers. She had a generous heart and loved cooking and baking for family and friends. Tiny will be greatly missed by those whose lives she has touched over the years. Viewing from 2-4 & 6-8PM Thursday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main Street, Boswell where a Vigil for the Deceased will be held 3PM Thursday with Deacon Jay Pyle. Funeral Mass 11AM Friday at All Saints Catholic Church, Boswell with Rev. Fr. Aron Maghsoudi, Celebrant. Entombment Richland Mausoleum. To express condolences, order flowers or plant a memorial tree, visit