Patrice Marie (Conley) Brown

March 10, 1951 ~ July 26, 2021 (age 70)


Patrice Marie Conley Brown, 70, of Concord, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 26, 2021 at Atrium Health Cabarrus after a short battle with cancer.

Patrice was born on March 10, 1951 in Broome County, New York to the late Martin Conley and Virginia Rutledge Conley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Conley; grandson, Dakoda Galusha, and granddaughter, Brionna Galusha.

Patrice was a simple woman who lovingly cared for her family above all. She dearly cherished the time she spent seeing and talking with family. She also enjoyed NASCAR racing and cooking.

Those left to cherish her memory include her life partner of over 30 years, Fred Ford; five sons, John (Tracy) Galusha, Brett (Deborah) Galusha, Scott (Kristy) Galusha, Roger (Tonya) Brown, and Daniel Brown; step-sons, David (Michelle) Ford and Daniel Ford; 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and sister, Nancy (Mickey) Galusha.

A Celebration of Life service will be held in New York at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Humane Society of Concord and Greater Cabarrus, 2010 Wilshire Ct SW, Concord, NC 28025 or to Levine’s Children’s Hospital 1000 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Patrice Marie (Conley) Brown, please visit our floral store.


Family to do services at later date

© 2021 Whitley's Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy