Candy Jo BrownJuly 21, 1958 ~ October 11, 2017 (age 59)
CANDY JO BROWN
On the afternoon of Wednesday, October 11th, 2017, Candy Jo (Moyer) Brown passed away, surrounded by her loving family at her Mansfield residence, following a courageous battle with a debilitating illness. She was 59 years of age. Born July 21st, 1958 in Troy, she was the daughter of Kenneth and Iona (Fitzwater) Moyer. Candy was always interested in helping others, so as an adult she pursued a career in health care, earning her CAN degree. She had been employed at Martha Lloyd Services for many years, and later with ELCOR in Horseheads, NY, retiring in 2003. Candy enjoyed doing craft work, which she offered for sale at various local festivals. She was also an expert at crocheting . She enjoyed fishing, was an avid Steelers fan and owned an extensive collection of teddy bears. Her family was of paramount importance, especially her husband, children, grandchildren and her faithful canine companion, Rudy. She was in love with life itself. Candy was also a woman of faith, and was an active member of the Austinville Union Church.
She is survived by her husband, Anthony Brown, at home, sons SGT 1st Class Theodore A. (& Amber) Johnson, Jr. of Watertown, NY, Eric (& Amy) Brown of Lancaster, Anthony (& Misty) Brown of Tioga, Pa., and Jonathan (&Stacy) Brown of Mansfield, daughter Amanda (& Jay) Weddleton of Dover, TN, brothers Alan (& Rhoda) Moyer of Canton, Scott Moyer (& Cheryl Hite) of Canton, Kenneth LaRue (& Sandra) Moyer, Jr. of Texas, sisters Cathy (& Bill) Davy of Roaring Branch, and Tammy Reichard of Towanda, Stepfather Andrew Straka of Wellsboro, stepmother Arla Moyer of Canton, sevseral grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father Kenneth Moyer, mother Iona Straka, grandparents Ervin and Katherine Fitzwater, sister Bonita Brock and son Dennis Moyer. Visitation will be 2 to 3 PM Saturday, October 14th, at Morse & Kleese Funeral Home, 94 N. Center St., Canton. Service will be at 3 PM with the Rev. Ken Marple , her pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Beech Flats Cemetery. (morseandkleesefuneralhome.com)