Briggs, Richard A.
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Penfield: Thursday, September 12, at age 81. Devoted husband of 44 years to Karen (Keefe) Briggs; proud father of Mary Briggs (George Watson) and Robert Briggs; loving Poppa of Abby and Jack Watson; also survived by his brother Robert (Betsy) Briggs, aunt Margaret Alexander, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.
Dick was a US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and an active sportsman throughout his life. He enjoyed a wonderful life and brought happiness to all he met. The family gives sincere thanks to the Surgical ICU at Strong Hospital for their compassionate care during the past months.
Friends may call Monday, September 16, 4-7 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.), where a service will be held on Tuesday, September 17 at 11 AM. Interment on Wednesday, September 18, 1:00 PM at Lake View Cemetery, 907 Lakeview Ave., Jamestown, NY 14701. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org. To share a memory of Dick or send a condolence to the family, visit www.anthonychapels.com.
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Sept. 15, 2013