Clare Beal Brown


Clare Beal Brown, 59, died peacefully at her residence, July 3, 2009, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born Oct. 10, 1949, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of Harold and Marion (Pierce) Beal.

Clare graduated from Pemetic High School. She worked for Downeast Health Services for many years. She loved going to softball tournaments in New England and Florida. She also enjoyed playing golf, reading and traveling.

She is survived by her husband, Ray T. Brown; her father, Harold R. Beal and wife, Marsha; sons, Christopher T. Woodward, Mathew R. Brown and wife, Tina, Aaron W. Brown and wife, Richelle; daughters, Tracy L. Jameson and husband, Stephen, Darcie L. Brown; grandchildren, Emma Clare Jameson, Christina Woodward, Victoria Woodward, Alexandria Brown, Zachary Brown, Mackenzie Brown, Bradley Marsh and Jenna Jameson; sister, Mary Ann Dow; mother-in-law, Muriel Brown. She will be sadly missed by many, many close, dear friends. She was predeceased by a son, Curt E. Woodward; and her mother, Marion Beal Hodgkins.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Contributions in Clare’s memory may be made to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, c/o Foundation, 12902 Magnolia Dr., Tampa, FL 33612. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at

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