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Christopher W. "Chris" Brown
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Obituary for Christopher W. "Chris" Brown

Christopher W. "Chris" Brown, age 59, a lifelong resident of Naperville, IL, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at Edward Hospital in Naperville after a short but courageous battle with cancer. He was born December 18, 1958 in LaGrange, IL.

Beloved husband of Margaret "Margie" Brown (nee Pfister), whom he married July 18, 1986, loving father of Patrick, Abigail and Sarah (fiancé, Robert Chambers) Brown, devoted son of late Donald and Jackie Brown, dear brother of Jennifer (Len) Osmond, son-in-law of Ken and Helen Pfister, brother-in-law of Bob, Steve, Tom (Kara), Patti and Michael, fond cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Chris grew up in Naperville, attended Lincoln Junior High School and was a 1978 graduate of Naperville Central High School. He earned an associate's degree in Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) from the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL. He began his work career in his teen years, helping on several Naperville farms and was currently in his 22nd year with Molex Incorporated in Lisle, IL. Chris was a longtime member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Visitation Thursday, February 22, 2018, 3:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, February 23, 9:30 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville.

Interment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Chris's memory may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, (800) 873-6983,

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540





9:30 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

36 N. Ellsworth Street
Naperville, Illinois 60540

Cemetery Details


SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery

701 North Ave
Naperville, Illinois 60540

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, Tennessee 38105

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