Eleanor V. Brown, 92, of The Phoebe Home –Allentown, formerly of Hellertown, died Thursday, January 17, 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network, Allentown. she is the wife of the late Robert T. Brown, Sr. who passed away July 27, 1995.

Born in Bethlehem on January 17, 1921 to the late Clyde M. and Sarah (Wilhelm) Apple. She is a member of First United Church of Christ, Hellertown, past member of the former Bethlehem Steel Club, member of the 60+ Club of Hellertown.

Survivors: Loving son: Richard C. and his wife Cenzia of Emmaus; sisters: Margaret M. Steele of Milford, DE, Kathryn B. Stirling of Chicago, IL; 4 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren. Predeceased by son: Robert T.; siblings: Walter, William A., Clyde M., Jr.

Services: Family and friends are invited to call 9-10 a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Moyer Hall - Phoebe Home, 1925 Turner St., Allentown followed by the service at 10 a.m.. The interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. – Hellertown.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church, 501 Northampton Street, Hellertown, PA 18055.

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Richard & Charlene (Cookie)    01-18-2013

Sorry to hear about your Mother. We send our heart felt sorrow to You & Cenzia & our blessings also. Our prayers are with you.


Skip Apple    01-18-2013

Sorry to hear about Aunt Eleanor. My thoughts are with you and the family. Unfortunately, I will not be able to make it up. But that doesn't mean that my thoughts and prayers are not with you all.

Blake C. & Betty Heffner    01-19-2013

We extend our sincere sympathies to the families of Eleanor. Sorry we are unable to attend the service.

Mike Zonay    01-21-2013

Dick and Cenzia,
My sympathy at the passing of your mom. I have memories of her during our high school years. Later, it was a pleasure to chat with her in Hellertown.


Kirk and Connie    01-23-2013

Dear Dick and Cenzia,
We were so sorry to learn of the death of Eleanor. She was so vital, so intelligent and funny, interested in everything. She really appreciated all you did for her. She seemed to have a deep understanding of how to make the most of life. We are really sorry for your loss.

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