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Barbara Browne

Birth Date: September 30, 1938
Death Date: November 1, 2018

Barbara Ann Browne was born September 30, 1938 and passed away peacefully on November 1, 2018. She spent the majority of her years in the San Mateo area. She was an only child born to the late Chapin Bristol, and the late Marion Bristol. She is survived by her son Michael Browne, her daughter Nicole McCoy, and her grandchildren, Rob McCoy, Logan Browne, Lauren Browne and Lyvia Browne.

She was born in Spokane Washington and eventually moved to the south bay area of California where she attended San Mateo Jr. College and received a degree in business administration. She was a secretary for various companies, but her most fulfilling job was working for First Jersey Securities in San Mateo as the owner’s secretary.

Barbara was a Christian and exemplified that by the way she lived her life. She treated everyone, with dignity and respect. She gave to the homeless when she only had barely enough money for herself. She was gracious and humble; loving, nurturing and kind. She was also sharp as a tack. She touched everyone who met her through her entire life. She will be dearly missed.

A graveside service will be held November 11, 2018 at 11:00a.m at Sky Lawn Memorial Park State Route 92 at Highway 35 San Mateo, CA 94402

Memorial Service
November 11, 2018
11:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Skylawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park
Skylawn Dr and Lifemark Rd
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  1. Heartfelt Condolences

    Written by: Michelle McCoy Adderley

    Dear Browne Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. It’s such a cute picture of her, thank you for sharing. My heart goes out to all of you. I know she is smiling down on Nicole and Michael every day and at peace.

    lots of love and big hugs!

  2. Son-in-law

    Written by: Bret McCoy

    Barbara was a wonderful person and was always very thoughtful and kind. She always wanted to know about our extended family and she made friends easily wherever she lived. We will miss her greatly! Please rest in peace Barbara.

    Love Bret

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