SKOWHEGAN – Mary E. Brown, 57, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2006, at her residence. She was born Feb. 3, 1949, in Skowhegan, the daughter of John A. Brown and Persis Brown Corson. She worked as an amusement vendor and was a homemaker for a good part of her life. She is survived by one son, Ivan Brown Jr. of Madison; former husband and special friend, Ivan Brown Sr. of Madison; grandsons, Dylan, Ryan and Zachary Brown, all of Madison; a brother, John Brown and his wife, Donna, of Chesapeake, Va.; sisters, Ruth Judkins and her husband, Charlie, of Minneapolis, Minn., Susan Cloutier and her husband, Joseph, of Norridgewock, Marcia Baxter of Oxford, Pat McCrillis and her husband, David, of Palmyra; special aunt, Ruth Clemons; special niece and great-niece, Karie Dubois and Mackenzie Lynn Dubois; special friends, Zachary Clark, Melissa Fennar, Hester Marcia, Eva and Norris Buzzell, Marion and Sonny Steward and family, Mary Jackson, Connie Kollar and John Ludwig and many nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her brothers, Francis L. Brown, Ronald E. Brown and David A. Brown. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan.