Col. Henry Paul Brown, USA Ret., 90, of Palmyra, passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. He was born in Vestaburg, PA on Election Day, Nov. 4, 1930, to the late Henry Thomas and Agnes Irene (Vinoverski) Brown. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Susan (O’Dell) Brown.

Paul was employed by: The Daily News, Monongahela, PA; US Steel Works, Clairton, PA; and The Pennsylvania Army National Guard as a training officer and an administrative officer. He retired in Dec. 1983 from the Guard employment and service.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters: Martha Susan Brown and Stephanie Marie Lackey; son: Paul Thomas Brown; and grandchildren: Kyristen Lackey, Harry Brown, and Chantelle Brown.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Recorded services will be published on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 at Burial will take place at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with full military honors.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra, PA 17078. Memories and condolences may be shared at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his memory to his church, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 300 W. Pine St., Palmyra, PA 17078.