In Loving Memory of Eileen Flanagan Brown

February 04, 1940
Philadelphia, PA
July 24, 2017
Southport, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Thursday, 4-8 PM

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

July 27, 2017


St. Pius X Church

Mass of Christian Burial

834 Brrokside Drive,
CT 06824

Friday, July 28, 2017, 10:30 AM


Oak Lawn Cemetery

1530 Bronson Road,
CT 06824

July 28, 2017

Family Gathering


American Heart Association

5 Brookside Drive,
CT 06492

Eileen Flanagan Brown

Eileen Flanagan Brown, age 77 of Southport, beloved wife of the late James B. Brown, III, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017. Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of the late Dennis and Mary (Fitzgerald) Flanagan, she had been a Southport resident since 1979. Eileen was a graduate of Sacred Heart School in Philadelphia. She was a devout Roman Catholic and a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be dearly missed by her four beloved children: James B. Brown, IV and his wife Meg of Fairfield, Kathleen (Katie) Murphy and her husband Ken of Clifton, VA, Dennis M. Brown of Fairfield and Stephen C. Brown and his wife Eileen of Fairfield; 11 loving grandchildren will miss their “Leenie”: Molly, Maggie, Marykate, Grace, Connor, James, Elizabeth, Lexie, JB, Caroline and Kelly; Eileen also leaves behind her dear companion, Jack O’Connell of Stratford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. meeting directly at St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Drive, Fairfield. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. In lieu of flowers contributions in Eileen’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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11 Guestbook Entries for Eileen Flanagan Brown

  1. Please accept our family’s most sincere condolences. We are out of town this week and unable to attend the services. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Brown family at this difficult time.
    With much love and hugs,
    Amanda, Emma, Bridget and Jack Flanagan

  2. Jim
    I want to convey to you my sincere condolences. My thoughts are with you in these moments of sadness.
    Very warmly
    Denis Asseraf

  3. I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
    Warmest Regards

  4. Jim & Family,
    It’s with a heavy heart, that I would like to extend my sincere condolences to all, and ask that you take a moment to remember the good times and smile.
    God Bless,

  5. Jim, Meg and your family,

    Please accept the whole Niemi family’s deepest condolences. Our thoughts are with you.

    Warmly regards,

    Esa Niemi

  6. We loved Eileen’s visits ! She was such a joyful customer and her beautiful blue eyes always lit up the store.
    We will miss her dearly and always think of her wearing her happy Lilly Pulitzer outfits.
    Kathy and Ling
    Island Outfitters

  7. Dennis… So sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers. Many fun memories of your Mom from your days at Prep.
    Tony Canuel (New Berlin, NY)

  8. Jim and Family,

    Jim, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Warmest regards.
    Talk soon.

  9. Deepest condolences to the Brown family and friends for the loss of your loved one Eileen. In this time of grief and sorrow please read God’s wonderful promise in his word the Bible for the loved ones we have lost in death John 5:28,29 and Revelation 21:3,4.

  10. Jim, We are so sorry to learn about Eileen’s death. Knew her by sight from church; so vivacious. We were away but please know that we will pray for her – and for your family as you adjust to this loss.

  11. Dear Jack,
    Sorry to learn of the passing of your companion Eileen Brown.May she rest in God’s peace.You are
    in our prayerful thoughts.