Joel Hastings Brown, Sr. - age: 85
(January 11, 1931 to December 12, 2016
A private family service will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main Street, Saco. Proudly providing service to our Veterans.
Westbrook – Joel Hastings Brown, Sr. passed away at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Groveland, MA on January 11, 1931, the son of Bernard and Ruth Rollins Brown.
He attended Thornton Academy and then transferred to Wilbraham Academy in Massachusetts where he excelled in football. After graduation, he attended Bowdoin College then left when he enlisted in the Navy during the Korean Conflict.
Joel was employed for many years as stage hand at the Cumberland County Civic Center. He loved his job; he had many stories to tell about the entertainers and especially enjoyed the late Bob Hope. Joel also loved riding his motorcycle and short wave radios. The late Dr. Hill in Saco taught him how to build his first radio.
He is survived by his son Joel Hastings Brown, Jr., 3 grandsons Jackson, Jesse and Jacob and 2 great grandchildren Gianna and Jackson, Jr. and his girlfriend Kathleen Melvin.