Robert Melvin Brown passed away unexpectedly at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Born in Tower Hill, NB, son of the late Frederick I. and Cordelia M. (Maxwell) Brown. Survived by his children: Beth Matthews (Ralph) of Port St. Joe, Fla., Patty Kennedy (Danny) of Tower Hill, NB, Jim Brown (Carla) of Oak Bay, NB, Susie Collins (Dan) of Rolling Dam, NB, Lori Brown of Saint John, NB; nine grandchildren: Tina (Chris), Jennifer (John), Nick (Wendy), Megan, RJ (Kayla), Molly (Justin), Emma (Cass), Quentin and Chase; six great-grandchildren: Brennan, Destiny, Cameron, Faith, Daryan, Fallyn; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife, Charlene Elizabeth (Cook), five sisters and five brothers. Funeral service was held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 2 p.m. Visiting hours were held at the funeral home on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 7 – 9 p.m. and Monday from 12 – 2 p.m. For those who wish, remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Charlotte County SPCA, Oak Bay Cemetery or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.