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171 Humboldt Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02121
Phone: 617-427-5625
Fax: 617-427-2869
Phillis Brown

Phillis Rosanna Brown

Tuesday, June 16th, 1936 - Sunday, April 19th, 2020
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Obituary

Phillis Rosana Brown also known as “Mama Rosie or Rose” of Roxbury passed away peacefully on April 19, 2020 at the age of 83. She was born on June 16, 1936 on the Island of Montserrat to Edward and Anne Duberry.

Phillis “Rosie” migrated to Boston in the early 80’s where she met and married the late David Brown. She worked for many years as a “HomeHealth Aide” and enjoyed cooking, spending time with family, friends and crocheting. She was a major part of the Taskforce at MLK Towers where she lived, organizing special activities and trips for the Tenants.

Phillis “Rosie” was sibling of Rupert “Hat” Duberry, Nola Watson, the late Verna Duberry, John Duberry, Charles Duberry, Tom Duberry, Racheal Duberry and Sarah Mills.

She was the mother of Kathleen Duberry in New York, adopted daughter Oslyn Brown-Greenaway in Montserrat. She was also the stepmother to Renee Brown, Billy Brown, Rickie Brown and the late Mae Brown all of Boston, MA.

She have five grandchildren Althe Duberry-Cabey, Aurvon Fenton, Osmond Fenton, Oswen Carty and Kaylee Greenaway, eight great-grandchildren Sandri, LD, and Learon Caby, Akilah, Kavon, Avonna and Aurvon Jr., Fenton and Maya Foster and two great great grandchildren Addi and Ahsire Prosper, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 | 9:00am - 9:30am
    When
    Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 9:00am - 9:30am
    Location
    Riley-Antoine Funeral Home
    Address
    171 Humboldt Ave.
    Dorchester, MA 02121
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  • Service

    Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 | 9:30am
    When
    Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 9:30am
    Location
    Riley-Antoine Funeral Home
    Address
    171 Humboldt Ave.
    Dorchester, MA 02121
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  • Interment

    Location
    Fairview Cemetery
    Address
    Fairview Way
    HYDE PARK, MA
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