A funeral Mass was offered May 9 at De La Salle Hall, Lincroft, N.J., for Brother John Brown, who died May 4. He was 98 and had been a Christian Brother for 81 years.

A native of Palmer, Mass., he served at schools in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Michigan and New York, including LaSalle Institute in Troy.

Interment was in St. Gabriel's Cemetery, Marlboro Township, N.J.