June 8, 1928 – October 5, 2021
Jerimiah William Brown (Jerry) passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in Chilliwack, BC at 93 years. He was born June 8, 1928 in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Jerry is survived by his son Dan (Sue), and daughter Deleine Perrie. He leaves behind 6 wonderful grandchildren, Carissa, Tyler, Shantelle, Justin, Adam and Curtis as well as 8 Great Grandchildren and his twin sister Joan Brown. Jerry was predeceased by the love of his life his wife Jean, his infant daughter Geraldine, his parents and his sister Nancy.
Jerry grew up in Lethbridge and joined the Air Force where he received his training as a mechanic. He met Jean in Cranbrook and married a short time later. They packed up their belongings and headed West, settling in Chilliwack. Chilliwack would become his home for the next 67 years, 66 of them in the same home until his death.
After his time in the Air Force, Jerry was a highly- respected mechanic in the Chilliwack area until his retirement. Many repeat customers received a top-notch tune-up from him.
Jerry was a founding member of the Chilliwack Kiwanis Club since 1961, and continued as a member with perfect attendance until his death. He spent many hours volunteering his time with the Kiwanis Housing and enjoyed the many friendships he formed along the way. He was also a member of the United Empire Loyalists and received his UEL certificate in 1997.
Jerry took pride in his family, his yard and was proud to live in the same home for 66 years. He enjoyed his many visits with his good friends and his daily visits with his neighbour.
A memorial service will be planned at a later date when family can attend.
Online condolences may be left at:
https://www.dignitymemorial.com/ obituaries/chilliwack-bc/jerimiah- brown-10390597 Obituary
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