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Meta R. Brown

May 27, 1937 — February 12, 2018

Meta R. Brown, 80, of Hurley, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018. She was born May 27, 1937 on Myland Farm in Hurley, where she lived her whole life. Her parents were the late Schuyler Weidner and Ruth Gordon Weidner.

Meta was a Kingston High School graduate, Class of 1955. She spent her life as a homemaker to her loving family. She enjoyed gardening and bird watching and was able to mimic several different bird calls. She was a creature of habit, always going to Shop Rite on Tuesday and having dinner at Kings Pizzeria on Friday. In the evening she would enjoy talking to her many friends and would love when they visited at the farm. She was a devoted member of the Lomontville Assembly of God.

Meta is survived by her children, Harry F. Brown, III, and his wife Laurie of Olivebridge, Jeffrey Brown and his life partner Stephanie Silva of Hurley, her daughter-in-law, Stacy Schoonmaker of Hurley, her grandchildren, Brandon Schoonmaker and his wife Megan of Saugerties, Logan Schoonmaker of Saugerties, and Mackenzie Schoonmaker of Hurley, her great grandchildren, Harleigh and Schuyler Schoonmaker, many beloved friends and family, and her two cats. She is predeceased by her husband, Harry F. Brown, Jr., and her son, Kenneth Schoonmaker.

Entrusted to the care of A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Ave, Kingston, where family and friends may visit on Friday February 16 from 4pm to 7pm. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10am at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Hurley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to, Hurley Rescue Squad, PO Box 181, Hurley NY 12443. To leave an expression of sympathy, please visit

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