CORTLAND - William P. "Bill"?Brown, 76, of Cortland, passed away at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Home in Howland with his family by his side.
Bill was born March 17, 1937, in Warren, the son of the late William and Alice Reifinger Brown Sr.
He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Warren. Bill was the former owner and operator of Brown's Amusement of Cortland.
Bill is survived by his wife, the former Yvonne Roman, whom he married Aug 4, 1956; two children, Renee (David) Stevens of Champion and Mark (Katherine) Brown of Warren; a sister, Helen Davis of Warrensville Heights; four grandchildren, Alan (Breanna), Erika, Rebecca and Emily; and a great-grandson, Owen.
Besides his parents, Bill was preceded in death by a sister, Louetta Toriello.
Calling hours will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home. A funeral service will immediately follow at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Fr. John Lodi officiating.
Caring and professional arrangements for the Brown family are under the direction of the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home.
Family and friends may visit www.sinchakandsons.com to view this tribute and share condolences to the Brown family.