Philip P. Brown

Philip P. Brown, January 3, 2018

Beloved husband of Roberta Brown for 67 years; dear father and father-in-law of David (Luna) Brown, Darla (Dr. George) Grossberg, and Gayle Patrice Ostro; dear grandfather of Jonathan (Akanksha) Grossberg, Annie (Jacob) Hodes, Aviva, Aliza, and Jeremy Grossberg, Jason (Daisey), Jeffrey, Ilana, Ronen, Nicole, and Natan Ostro, Taire (Kyle) Giddens, and Naor Brown; dear great-grandfather of Isabella, Jonah, and Evelyn Hodes, Siddharth and Ravi Grossberg; dear brother and brother-in-law of the late Gloria (late Warren) Friedlander, Faye (late Warren) Karden, and the late Gladys (late Norman) Tabachnick; our dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Philip was born on July 18, 1925 in West Newton, Pennsylvania to Regina and Eugene Brown. He was an Air Force veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Philip and Roberta raised their family in Steubenville, Ohio where he was a prominent businessman and owner of Top Value Furniture. He was the District Governor of the Lions Club of Ohio, president of the Lions Club Steubenville Chapter, and the president of B’nai Israel Synagogue in Steubenville, Ohio. 

Funeral service Sunday, January 7th, 1 PM at BERGER MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 9430 Olive Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132. There is no visitation prior to the funeral service. Interment follows at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, 650 White Road, St. Louis, MO 63017. Memorial contributions preferred to Bais Abraham Congregation, 6910 Delmar Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63130 or Congregation Yehuda Moshe, 4721 W Touhy Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712. Please visit for more information.