Laurie Fernandez Brown 55 of Goffe St., New Haven, died May 14, 2014 at Yale-NHH. Laurie was born in Hartford, daughter of the late Jimmy and Kathleen Fernandez. She worked as a Welder for many years. She was a Veteran of the US Army. She is survived by sons, Bryant and Robert Williams, and Jeffrey Brown, and three grandchildren. Interment is in Hamden Plains Cemetery.