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Herta A.
Browning (Kreuzer)

May 16, 1926 – June 10, 2019

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Obituary for Herta A. Browning (Kreuzer)

Devoted wife, loving mother, doting grandmother and great-grandmother

Herta Marie (Kreuzer) Browning, 93, of Tyngsborough, formerly of Lawrence, died peacefully June 10, 2019, in Tyngsborough, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Charles Lee Browning Jr., U.S. Army retired, with whom she shared 73 years of marriage.

Born on May 16, 1926 in Vienna, Austria, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Friederke (Schiller) Kreuzer.

She met Charles while he was stationed in Vienna with the U.S. Army. They married in Austria on October 29, 1946, and two years later, moved to Lawrence to raise their family.

Herta lived a deeply cultural life which she enjoyed to the fullest, further enriched with many trips back to her beloved Austria over the years. She enjoyed reading, writing, and most of all, her family, especially her cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Gary A. Browning and his wife Michelle of Tyngsborough, and Gerald Browning and his wife Eileen of North Kingstown, RI. Nine grandchildren, Danielle and Benjamin Slattery, Cody Browning, Allison and Aaron Kerzner, Sarah Browning and Chris Cirillo, Jason Browning, Leah Browning, Mae Browning, Jessica Mackey, and Jeffrey Browning, and four great-grandchildren, Robyn, Connor, Milo, and Nash. She was the mother of the late Dennis Gene Browning, who died March 19, 2012, grandmother of the late Robert Benjamin Browning, and sister of the late Julius Kreuzer.

BROWNING - In Tyngsborough, June 10, 2019. Herta M. (Kreuzer) Browning, of Tyngsborough, aged 93 years. Beloved wife of Charles L. Browning Jr. Her Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at Saint Mary Magdalen Church, 95 Lakeview Avenue, Tyngsborough, at 11 AM. (Kindly meet at Church.) Interment to follow in Tyngsborough Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name may be made to: Beacon Hospice, 290 Merrimack Street, Suite 242, Lawrence, MA 01843. Arrangements in the care of the MORSE-BAYLISS Funeral Home, 122 Princeton Boulevard, Lowell. Funeral Director, Frederick W. Healy. Please visit Herta’s Life Tribute at

Service Information

Friday, June 14, 2019 11:00am
St. Mary Magdalen Church
95 Lakeview Avenue
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
Please meet at Church

Interment Information

Tyngsborough Memorial Cemetery
87 Fletcher Drive
Tyngsborough, MA 01876
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