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Robert  Victor Brown
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Robert V. Brown, 91, of Alexandria, VA, died on July 20, 2017, at Garden Ridge in Greenspring Village in Springfield, VA. Bob was born on October 28, 1925 in Burlington, VT. He graduated from Burlington High School in 1944 and enlisted in the Army Air Corps. He was honorably discharged in 1946 and then attended the University of Vermont and graduated in 1950. It was there that he met his late wife of 55 years, Nancy Leming, of North Chevy Chase, MD. He was also a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. After he graduated from the University of Vermont, he worked as a Civil Engineer for the Vermont Department of Highways. He began his 35 year career with the Federal Government working for 13 years at the Internal Revenue Service. In 1967 he moved to the Department of the Interior, Federal Water Pollution Control Administration. In 1970 when the Environmental Protection Agency was formed, he transferred there and worked in the Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs until his retirement in 1985. Upon his retirement, he and Nancy traveled to many parts of the United States and Europe. He was an avid tennis player participating in the Northern Virginia summer tennis league and also played indoor tennis during the fall and winter months at Four Seasons Tennis Club. He is survived by his daughters, Susan Henri (Steven) and Sarah Brown, granddaughter, Samantha Henri, one brother, Donald Brown of Burlington, VT and several nieces and nephews. A gathering will be held at the Jefferson Funeral Chapel on Thursday, August 3 at 2-4pm and 6-8pm. A funeral mass will be held at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church on Friday, August 4 at 11am.


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Visitation

Thursday

3

Aug

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Jefferson Funeral Chapel

5755 Castlewellan Drive
Alexandria, VA 22315

Visitation

Thursday

3

Aug

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Jefferson Funeral Chapel

5755 Castlewellan Drive
Alexandria, VA 22315

Service

Friday

4

Aug

11:00 AM
Queen of Apostles Catholic Church

4401 Sano Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22312

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