top banner

Obituary Listings

Henry "Pucho" L Brown

November 1, 1938 September 21, 2022
Henry "Pucho" L Brown
There are condolences waiting approval on Henry "Pucho"'s Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Henry "Pucho"

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Henry "Pucho" L Brown

Henry L. (Pucho) Brown was born in Harlem, New York on Nov. 1, 1938 and passed away at his home on

Wednesday, September 21, 2022. His beloved wife Eileen (Lena) Frohberg Brown preceded him in death

on January 24, 2004.

Pucho and Lena relocated from New York City to Middletown, New York in the 1970’s.

Henry L. Brown was better known as “Pucho”. As a band leader he formed Pucho and the Latin Soul

Brothers that played Latin Jazz, Soul Jazz and R&B in 1959. His music is still enjoyed by millions today. He

was the Second Black inducted into International Latin Hall of Fame. Pucho has traveled the world

spreading joy with his music. He enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

Halloween was his favorite time of year including making his Pucho Punch. He loved taking train rides,

playing his numbers and eating out at restaurants.

Pucho is survived by his son Darin Brown and his wife Velinza “Lynn” of Middletown, his son Derek

Brown and his wife Suzetta of Middletown, daughter Cyrisse Russell and her husband Wendell of Port

Saint Lucie, Florida, his daughter Michelle Underwood. His grandchildren Derek Brown Jr., Alexis Brown,

Kaylese John-Brown, Nicholas Brown, Tahja-Brown Mendoza and her husband Felipe of Middletown,

Darilyn Owusu-Ansah and her husband Dennis of Middletown, Darin Brown and his wife Michelle of

Lake Mary, Florida, Barry Matthew Underwood and his wife Kristina of Millville, NJ, Allison Underwood

of New York, NY, Wayne Hunter and his wife Kim of Florida, Phillip Russell and his wife Lauren Ziegler

and his great grandchildren Ariana, Xavier, Camila, Mya, Tristan, Mia, Matthew, Valentina and Dominic.

A Memorial Service will be held on November 19, 2022 from 2 pm to 5 pm at Hoffman Lodge 112 North

Street, Middletown, New York, 10940. This will be a celebration of his life.

Read More

To plant a tree in memory of Henry "Pucho" L Brown, visit the Tribute Store.

Previous Events





2:00 PM 11/19/2022 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 11/19/2022 5:00:00 PM
Hoffman Lodge

112 North St
Middletown, NY 10940

Hoffman Lodge
112 North St Middletown 10940 NY
United States

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries


We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.