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Wayne S. Brownlee

March 17, 1944 — June 1, 2024


Wayne S. Brownlee, 80, of Brookfield, Ohio, passed from this life during the morning hours of Saturday, June 1, 2024, following a period of declining health.

Wayne was born on St. Paddy’s Day, March 17, 1944, in Grove City, Pennsylvania, a son to John F. and Agnes F. (Evans) Brownlee.

He graduated from Brookfield High School in 1962, and retired from Sharon Steel where he worked as a craneman. In addition, he was a courier for Sharon Regional Hospital for many years.

He was of the Catholic faith and had belonged to the Sharon American Legion Post #1338; Sharon VFW Post #299, and the Farrell Italian Home.

In his spare time, he enjoyed mowing grass, playing pool, and “shooting the bull”. He was truly one of a kind.

Survivors include: fiancée, Donna Lingenfelter; daughters, Shannon Gabriel (Paul), Juanita Livi (Mike), & Stacy Strande (Steve); grandchildren, Casey & Chloe Croyle, Nathaniel Cunningham, Clint Regal (Hannah), Jack Regal, and Georgie Gabriel; great-granddaughter, Ada Regal; brother, John F. Brownlee; several nieces & nephews; a bonus daughter, Denise Weaver (Ken); and bonus grandchildren, Donnie Lingenfelter, Justin Weaver, Zachary Lingenfelter, Luke Lingenfelter, & Kendra Lingenfelter.

He was preceded in death by granddaughter, Erin Robb; and bonus sons, Donald & David Lingenfelter.

A time of gathering to honor Wayne will be held on Monday, June 3, 2024, from 6 to 9 PM, in the home of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare League (, American Cancer Society (, or American Heart Association (

Coordination of this tribute for Mr. Brownlee was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director. (330-509-3135)

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Wayne S. Brownlee, please visit our flower store.

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