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Jessica L Brown, 29, of Ashtabula Ohio, formerly of Canisteo NY passed away suddenly from an illness on Monday August 7th at Hillcrest Hospital in Ohio.

She was born July 26, 1988 in Hornell NY. She was the daughter of Jeff and Shelly Brown. She attended Canisteo-Greenwood High School Graduating in 2006, Mansfield University-Graduating in 2010 with her Bachelors degree in business. She was currently working for the Head Start program of Ashtabula County.

She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Lynn and Gail Brown.

She is survived by:
Her Parents Jeff and Shelly Brown of Almond NY
Her partner- Marty Burnham of Ashtabula OH
1 daughter- Alexandra Burnham of Ashtabula OH
1 Son- Joseph Burnham of Ashtabula OH
Maternal Grandparents- Harold and Sandra Hackett of Almond NY
3 Sisters- Samantha (Ryan) Van Buren of Ashtabula OH, Jamie (Diego) Heras of Bronx NYC, and Cassandra (Robert) Tyler of Canisteo NY
Her Twin niece and nephew who she loved with all her heart- Graham and Maggie Van Buren
3 God Children- Abby, Carolyn, and Riley
Many special Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and a large extended family

Jessica loved to read, bake, coach, attend her childrens sporting events, being a band camp counselor, but most of all she loved being an aunt, daughter, sister and granddaughter. She loved unconditionally and deeply. She touched so many lives in her short time her on earth. She had an infectious laugh, a beautiful smile and a heart of pure gold.

Please remember to hug your family close when you see them or call them if they live far away. Please tell them how much you love them because in our lives there are events that have no explanation or give no understanding, your life can be changed in an instant.

In lieu of flowers, a scholarship will be setup in Jessicas name for Swimming and Band in Ashtabula, Ohio. Donations can be given to her family c/o Shelly Brown while the scholarships are being prepared.

A Celebration of Life at Edgewood Senior High School in Ashtabula, Ohio will take place on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 2pm. A reception will follow at the school.
Published on August 15, 2017
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