Obituary: Jeremiah L. Brown

Jeremiah L. Brown

TORRINGTON — Jeremiah L. Brown, 27, died unexpectedly July 16, 2020.

Jeremiah was born on Oct. 28, 1992, in Waterbury, and he worked as a machine operator. Jeremiah was a fun loving guy who made everybody laugh. He loved his son, his family, his dogs and all animals. He loved music and was a self-taught guitarist.

Jeremiah is survived by his son, Mason James Thomas Brown; his mother and stepfather, Jessica (Jannetty) and Jim Hayes; his father and stepmother, Scott and Crystal Brown of Skowhegan, Maine; his brothers, Jack Reardon and Josh Brown; his sister, Kirsten Reardon; his grandmother, Barbara Jannetty; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and his beloved friends, Tom and Meaghan; and his godparents, Auggie and Robin Fonseca. Jeremiah was predeceased by his brother, Scott Brown Jr.; and his “Poppy,” Robert Ruscoe.

“I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy. Because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anybody else to feel like that,” Robin Williams.

A celebration of Jeremiah’s life will be held on Wednesday, July 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. Everyone attending is required to wear a facial covering and to adhere to social distancing requirements.

In lieu of flowers and to honor Jeremiah’s memory, donations for his son, Mason Brown, can be made to Paige Northrop, c/o Jessica Hayes, 101-8 Ridge Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770.

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