Diane Marie Brown Moran
Diane Marie Brown Moran, 76, died peacefully on Sunday May 12, 2019 at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick with her two sons at her side.
Diane, daughter of the late William and Helen (Adderley) Dutches was born in Paterson May 21, 1942. She grew up in Hawthorne and in 1961 married Donald J. Brown. Ten years later they moved to Vernon Twp. where they raised their two sons, William and Edward. Diane, a resident of Whiting since 2002 worked in the offices for J & L Carpet in Whiting.
Diane was predeceased by her husband, James Moran in 2009, brother William Dutches killed in Vietnam in 1966 and a granddaughter Sarah Anne Brown in 2001. She is survived by her 2 sons; William H. Brown & his wife Lois Ivanoff of Battle Ground, WA and Edward J. Brown & Mary Cook of Vernon Twp., brothers & sisters; Brenda Dittfield of Hawthorne, George Dutches of Ocean City, MD, Margaret Barrios & her husband Rick of Wantage Twp. and Frank Dutches & his wife Debra of Monroe, CT as well as her 2 grandchildren; Edward T. and Emily M. Brown.
A celebration of Diane’s life will be held at a later date.
Private cremation has been entrusted to Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home 241 Rt. 94 Vernon. For online condolences, please see www.fergusonfuneralhomesnj.com