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Rev. Dr. Michael Brown

December 19, 1939 — August 7, 2020


BROWN, Rev. Dr. Michael David Ernest – Died suddenly while playing tennis, Friday, August 7,

2020 in his 81st year. Michael was the sweetheart and much-loved husband of Lois McKenzie-Brown.

Loving father of Jennifer Taylor (Craig), Adrienne Brown, Stephanie Brown, and Christopher Brown (Eva).

Loving stepfather to Kevin McKenzie (Elizabeth), Karen Jenney (Greg), and Kathryn Lizotte (Cory).

Loved and remembered grandfather of Matthew, Amanda, Julia, Lauren, Bella, Christopher, Chloe, Jackson, Grace, Keaghan, Kearnan, Kailer, Jeren, and Owen.

Dear brother of Audrey Brown and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by spouse Colleen, sister Celia and parents Rose and Ernest.

The Funeral Service will be held at Calvary Gravenhurst Church on Saturday, August 15, 2020, at 2:00 PM. (doors open at 1:30 PM). A ZOOM service will also be broadcasted. Those attending in person will need to register. Personal condolences and memories can be found at

Refreshments to follow at the church. The family ask that current social distance protocol be

followed at this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Calvary Gravenhurst Church Building Fund, Heritage College and Seminary (Seminary Building Fund) and may be arranged through Cavill-Turner Funeral Home.

During COVID-19, restrictions for attending funerals apply.

Please refer to the Calvary Church website  for registration instructions to attend the Funeral Service and for the  Zoom online service link.

We welcome you to join us in celebrating the life of Mike. Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Pastor, and Mentor he lived every moment to the fullest and to the glory of his Lord. He died during set 2, game 1, playing mixed doubles tennis on Friday August 7th, with a twinkle in his eye and his next move calculated in his mind. We will miss this man dearly! The family would like to thank those who assisted Mike in his last moments and for all the kind emails, notes, and cards. We love hearing your stories and connections to Mike and encourage you to email them to Mom or place them in the online condolences. Much appreciated!

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

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