WALDOBORO — Jeffrey M. Brown, 75, died July 15, 2022, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

He was born Jan. 28, 1947, in Marblehead, Mass., to William Morrison Brown and Marjorie (Cronk) Brown. Jeffrey grew up in Marblehead and Laconia, N.H. He graduated from Laconia High School in the Class of 1964. He graduated from Maine Maritime Academy in the Class of 1968.

Jeff worked as a fisherman, at the University of Maine-Darling Center from 1973-1976 and retired from Bath Iron Works.

Jeffrey was very active in the community of Waldoboro. He was a member of the Waldoboro Lions Club, helped as a founding family of the Broad Bay Congregational Church UCC, and helped lead and organize the Waldoboro Food Bank.

Jeffrey married Carol Crooks Brown on Oct. 8, 2008.

Jeffrey was well known as a respected, and respectful, person, who was caring and generous to anyone in need. He had a subtle, dry sense of humor, and was a jolly giggler. Jeffrey was also a very talented craftsman. He could build anything and was well known for his beautiful half hull models.

He was predeceased by his parents; aunt, Elizabeth Cronk; special cousin, Meredith Graf; brother, Larry Brown; and wife, Diane Brown.

He is survived by his wife, Carol C. Brown of Waldoboro; daughter, Tiffany Lawrence and her husband, Christopher, of Waldoboro; bonus daughter, Erin Bennett and her husband, Rob, of Walpole; bonus son, Michael Geisler and his wife, Audra, of Lincolnville; grandchildren, Jacob, Noah, and Quinn Lawrence of Waldoboro; bonus grandchildren, Kaleb Novak of Walpole, Breck and Grady Geisler of Lincolnville, Robert and Olivia Bennett of Walpole, and Haley Bennett of Waldoboro; and his dog, Lily.

A service to celebrate Jeffrey’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2022, at the Broad Bay Congregational Church UCC, 941 Main Street, Waldoboro, with Rev. Nancy Duncan officiating.

Contributions in Jeffrey’s memory may be made to the Waldoboro Food Bank, P.O. Box 692, Waldoboro, Maine.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, 949 Main Street, Waldoboro.

Condolences may be shared with family at hallfuneralhomes.com.