COCHITI LAKE, N.M. – Harry Brown, 82, formerly of Houlton, died Sept. 22, 2007, at his home in New Mexico. He was born Jan. 18, 1925, in Fort Kent, the oldest son of William E. and Leda (Theriault) Brown. The Brown family moved to Houlton in 1938, where Harry, his mom and dad; brothers, Earl and Reynold; and sister, Patricia, lived for many years. He attended schools in both Fort Kent and Houlton. He joined the Marine Corps when he was 18 years old, fought in many campaigns in the South Pacific in World War II and again in the Korean War, where he won many battle ribbons and was decorated for bravery. After the Korean War, he worked for several years with his father and mother, who owned Brown’s Restaurant in Houlton. Harry also worked in the retail clothing business as a salesperson and as a manager. He was an avid sports fan, following his beloved Red Sox and New England Patriots. He was very knowledgeable in the games of baseball and football, and enjoyed watching and talking about them. After the Korean War, Harry was very active in the VFW and the American Legion in Houlton and throughout Aroostook County. Harry is survived by his daughter, Janice Brown of Rockland; a stepdaughter, June Sumner of Las Vegas; a stepson, John Meibaum; a sister, Patricia Brewer and her husband, Jay, of Blaine; and brothers, Earl “Mac” Brown and Reynold “Pete” Brown and his wife, Patricia, all of Ivoryton, Conn.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; his second wife, Marsha; a sister-in-law, Betty Brown; and a stepson, Keith Meibaum. Harry lived most recently with a dear friend, Sarah Stansell in Cochite Lake, N.M. A private graveside funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Houlton, at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, care of Bowers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730.