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Mary Emma Rasco Brown

Mary Emma Rasco Brown

December 6, 1920 - April 3, 2020

Mary Emma Rasco Brown earned her wings on 4/3/2020 at the White House Nursing Home in Orange NJ. Mary Emma Rasco was born in Jackson, NC where she lived until her young adult year where she then met her soul mate Willie Brown Sr. The two formed a union & had a baby girl named Ruth Brown when they later moved to Newark NJ after settling down they had two more children Delois & William Brown Jr. where they lived for 30 years before moving to East Orange NJ. Mary had worked for Para Manufacturies for 50 years until she retired. A long time member of Metropolitian Baptist Church in Newark NJ for 60 years, Mary loved going to church on sundays. She would get up at 5:00a.m & make sunday Dinner before 10:00a.m so she can be to service by 11:00 a.m. <br /> Mary was proceeded in death by her parents Noah & Betsy Rasco husband Willie Brown sr. daughter Delois Dunham ,sisters Betty Rawles, Alley Boone, brothers James & Rooservelt Rasco,she leaves to cherrish her memory her brother Robert Rasco ,daughter Ruth Gilbert son William Brown jr,(Sabrina) <br /> grand childrenTyjuan Gilbert <br /> (wife Kecia),Kenya E Dunham <br /> (wife Tamika) Kemba Dunham,Shakira Brown,Sharrine Washington(husband Moses),Michael &Skyler; Brown <br /> great grands Jammie Brown,Eshe'a K Gilbert,Marcellus Washington,Khaya &Nile; Mpela,kendalla Washington,kamryn Dunham,god child Olley Childress& a host of relatives & friends .Mary was the matriarch of her family at 99years old ,that consisted of the Rasso,Browns,Rawles and Boone families she will forever be missed.

Services by
Whigham Funeral Home

580 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Newark, NJ

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