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“My deepest sympathy to Ferne's family on her passing. She was kind and always pleasant when we met each other. "To live in hearts we leave behind is...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Jane Kreinbrook-Lauffer - PA

“My deepest respect to a great lady. Fern had a great wealth of knowledge which she shared with me when I was a new officer in County Council. Fern,...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Elcye McAlpine - North Huntingdon, PA

“Amy, so sorry we missed your mother's service so we could pay our respects. You and your family are in our prayers. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Kevin and Sherry Fowler - Friend

“So sorry to hear about you passing, You were my neighbor from 2004 to 2008@Pleasant Acres, but every time one I seen you when I was working at...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Darlene Fowler - Friend

“Roberta, Carol, Shirley, Amy & Jeff - you have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your wonderful mom. I was remembering all the times we spent...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Tracy Snyder-Craig - Family

“My deepest sympathy to the family. Ferne was a dear person, and a great (Legion Auxiliary) mentor to me. Memory Eternal. Ann Quinn ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Our sympathies to the family in this time of loss and sorrow. God bless. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Ron and Kathy Brown - Friend

“Sincere Sympathy, from Dr. Geoffrey Monsour's office, and staff, Bobbie Laciak, Barb Orris, and MaryAnn DelGross,,, ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: MaryAnn DelGross - youngwood, PA

“Thank You Fern and God Bless for your devoted service to Post 446.Doug Walker Past Commander James E Zundell Post 446 ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Douglas Walker - Friend

“Our fondest memories of Ferne and Stanley were at Nannies picnics. They always seemed like family. Wonderful couple. And wonderful family. Loved her...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Karen and Dane Tressler - PA

“I'm proud to be part of your family ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Dan Bish - Erie

“Sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Many fond memories of her, your dad and your family from growing up. Deepest Sympathy. Dick Snyder ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Dick Snyder - N Huntingdon, PA

“You will be missed so much. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Marcia Fuoss Fuoss - Lakeland, FL

“My deepest condolences to Aunt Carol, Uncle Dan & the entire family. Love, Debbie G ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie Gibbons Gibbons - Irwin

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family ! ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Denny & Kathy Ulery - Scottdale, PA


Roberta "Ferne" Brown, 87 of Mt. Pleasant passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh with her loving family by her side.

Roberta was born August 17, 1933 in Bullskin Twp. the daughter of the late Homer and Millie Kastner Kreinbrook. Ferne was a 1950 graduate of Ramsay high school. She was dedicated to the American Legion Auxiliary, joining in 1968 and later becoming a lifetime member. Her highest office was the state elected office of Westmoreland County District President, having served that title for many terms. She held various offices as a Westmoreland County Council member. Since joining the James E. Zundell unit in 1994, she held the office of President for 25 years.

Surviving are her children; Roberta Johnson (Dan) of Mill Run, Carol Bish (Dan) of Erie, Shirley Arrotti (Tim) of Scottdale, Amy Keslar (Richard) Mt. Pleasant and Jeffrey Brown (Ann) of MI; 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Elmer Brown, Jr. (Kathy), sisters-in-law, Louise Freed (Harrold) and Jean Brown. In addition to her parents, Ferne was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Stanley E. Brown; brothers, Wilmer, Oliver, Ebbert, Earl and Delmer Kreinbrook and sisters, Edith Dolan, Rachael Finn and Hilda Biller.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 to 7pm Friday at the Mt. Olive Evangelical Church 363 Pleasant Valley Road Connellsville PA 15425, where services will be held at 7pm with Pastor Lee Maley, Officiating.

Arrangements are under direction of SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant.

Please visit Ferne's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director.