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Helen Brown

Date of Death: January 24, 2022

Date of Birth: September 18, 1928


Brunswick – Helen C. Brown, 93, died on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Midcoast Hosapital. Helen was born in Bath on September 18, 1928, a daughter of William F. and Gertrude (Wakefield) Plummer II. She attended Bath Schools and Morse High. While in school she worked at the soda faountain in Hallet’s Drug Store where she would meet her future husband. On September 18, 1947 Helen married John A. Brown of Bath. Together they raided their four children in Yarmouth and started a printing business. Her “Home” was always Five Islands though where you could find her every Sunday visiting her aunt, Helen Huskins, who raised her white her grandparents, Captain William F. Plummer and his wife Maude.

Helen worked in the candy store in Brunswick for 30+ years as the “candy Lady”. She enjoyed meeting generations of customers remembering the candies they loved. Often she would have a long line “waiting for Helen”. She gave them the same care and attention whether the customer was 7 or 87.

Helen was predeceased by her husband John Brown, son Kevin Brown, daughter Bonnie Mains and grandson John Darling.

Helen is survived by her daughter Karen Brown, Michael Brown and his wife Ronda, a son-in-law Wayne Mains as well as 9 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on February 26 at 1PM at the Georgetown Community Center, 19 Old Schoolhouse Rd., Georgetown, ME 04548. Arrangements are in the care of Funeral Alternatives, 46 Bath Rd., Brunswick. Condolences may be shared at

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