Arthur E. Brown Jr.
Arthur E. Brown Jr., 61, of New York City, formerly of Lawrenceville, passed peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, October 8, 2013.
Art was the Vice President of Human and Labor Resource Management of the Fashion Institute of Technology State University of New York. He was previously Vice President of Human Resources, City University of New York and Assistant Commissioner of Personnel, State of New Jersey.
Art was an active member of the Church of Saint Ann and an organist of the Saint Ann’s Choir for twenty five years. In that time, Art accompanied the choir as the principal organist, playing in audience of Pope John Paul II.
Art was predeceased by his parents, Arthur E. and Mary V. Brown. He is survived by his partner of 35 years, Gary Guarino, brother Thomas M. Brown (Ann) and sister, Kathleen M. Mason, several nieces and nephews and special cousin, Robert J. Brown, Jr.
The family will receive friend sat the Chapel at the Church of Saint Ann, Lawrenceville, NJ on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 3 to 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday October 12, 2013 at the Church of Saint Ann at 11am. Private burial services will be held at Saint Mary’s Mausoleum, Hamilton, NJ.
Contributions in Arthur’s name may be made to the New Organ Fund at the Church of Saint Ann, 1253 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.
Posted on 09 Oct 2013 by MFH