Frank Roy Brown, 89, peacefully passed away on May 9, 2022, with his loving wife Carol at his side.

Frank was born July 5, 1932, in Old Ridge, St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, the son of Roy Robert Brown and Mary (Logan) Brown. He grew up in Darien, Connecticut, and graduated from Darien High School. Frank served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He started his manufacturing company, Xuron Corp., in Danbury, Connecticut, in 1971 and moved the company to Saco in 1986. Frank sold Xuron Corp. and retired in 2012.

During retirement he enjoyed winters in Sanibel, Florida, with his wife Carol. He also enjoyed golf, woodworking and sailing his pintail sailboat. Frank was a member of the Pine Tree Model A Club and enjoyed driving his 1931 Model A Deluxe Roadster to various club events and outings.

Frank will be fondly remembered by family and friends for his amazing sense of humor and quick wit.

Frank is predeceased by his parents, a sister Ileana and a brother Robert. He is survived by his wife Carol, his children, daughters Karen Markley and her husband Stuart of England, Loren Chancey and her husband Jeff of Missouri, Lisa Yates and her husband Wayne of Virginia, son Michael Brown and his wife Darnel of New Hampshire, his nine grandchildren Darcy, Nick, Gailen, Robin, Madeleine, Paul, Gabrielle, Griffin, Cameron and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, M. K. Brown of California.


A celebration of Frank’s life will be held at a future date.

Carol and her family would like to acknowledge the loving and compassionate care Frank received from the entire staff at the Sam L. Cohen Household and The Cedars in Portland.

Should friends desire, a donation in Frank’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine P.O. Box 1807, Auburn, ME 04211-1807.

To share a memory or to leave a message of condolence, please visit Frank’s Book of Memories Page at

Arrangements are in the care of the Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk, Me. 04043.

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