Shirley L. Brown

Published on Monday, 28 September 2020 19:55


Shirley L. Brown, 96, of Kensington, widow of Robert L. Brown, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020.

Born in Plainville, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Elizabeth (Kerr) Low. She was a 1942 graduate of Plainville High School. Shirley was a Kensington resident since 1955. She was formerly employed at Bristol Brass and AMF Cuno before retiring. Shirley was a member of the Kensington Congregational Church, where she sang in the choir for many years. Shirley enjoyed sewing, knitting, reading, hooking rugs, and gardening. Surviving are two daughters, Betsy B. Selner and Barbara B. Reynolds; three grandchildren, Alexander B. Selner (Amber), Jessica A. Ducki (Adam), and Mallory B. Reynolds; three great-grandchildren, Brody Selner, Iain Selner and Liam Ducki; and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her brothers, George Low and Francis Low, and their wives; her son-in-law, Clyde Selner; and her niece, Susan Sena. Funeral services and burial will be held privately at Fairview Cemetery in New Britain. Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home of Berlin is in charge of arrangements. Please share a memory of Shirley with the family in the online guest book @

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Monday, 28 September 2020 19:55. Updated: Monday, 28 September 2020 19:57.