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Kenneth Andrew Brown


Kenneth Andrew Brown

Brown, Kenneth Andrew

of Guelph, passed away suddenly but peacefully at home on Saturday Nov 2, 2019 at the age of 69.  He was retired from the University of Guelph where he was an electrician for 29 years. Ken is survived by wife Jean (nee Graham), sons Ken Jr (Julie) and Brian Rowland (Andie), sister Shirley Davey (Richard), 2 sisters-in-law Mary Scott and Marg Graham, 3 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister Judy Brown, sister-in-law Betty Stewart and brothers-in-law Robert Graham and Bruce Scott.  Cremation is taking place.  Friends are invited to a celebration of Ken's life at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph, on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 1 - 3 p.m.  If desired, memorial contributions to the Guelph Humane Society or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. 

Heavens Fishing Hole

For years, the riverbank was where your soul felt most at peace

Your heart was most content when there with the fish and the geese

But then, your spirit came to rest where angels chose to roam

And once equipped with ten pound test you made yourself at home.

The sky became your deep blue sea, the clouds became your shore

And there, for all eternity you sat with friends galore

Each angel was a fisherman who had traded his pole

For golden wings and a game plan at Heaven’s Fishing Hole.

The tales you told about each catch, its stature and its girth

Will live in memories unmatched as days pass here on earth

Until we meet again, one day upon God’s golden sand

We’ll picture you, no other way than with a pole in hand.

© 2006 – Jill Eisnaugle’s Poetry Collection

  We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: and they will be forwarded to the family.

Service Date
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Service Time
1 - 3 p.m. Celebration
Service Location
Gilchrist Chapel

Requested Charity
Guelph Humane Society or charity of your choice