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Priscilla Higgins

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Priscilla Mae Higgins 1929-2012 Priscilla Mae Higgins, 82, formerly of Dalton, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Bedford Hills Nursing Home in Bedford, New Hampshire, where she had resided since 2009. Born in Pittsfield on October 16, 1929, the daughter of Ralph M. and Mabel Bratton Fales, she was educated in Pittsfield schools and was a 1947 graduate of Pittsfield High School. Mrs. Higgins was a homemaker. She had been a School Crossing Guard in Dalton. She was a member of the Dalton United Methodist Church and a member of its Women's League. Her husband, Harrison "Slim" Davis Higgins, whom she married July 23, 1948, died November 6, 1990. Mrs. Higgins is survived by two daughters, Holly A. Higgins of Lenox and Christine L. McKim and her husband, Brian, of Litchfield, New Hampshire; a son, Gary L. Higgins and his wife, Wendy, of Kingman, Arizona; five grandchildren, Brian P. McKim and his wife, Becky, Jacob M. McKim, Fallyn J. Girard, Cody D. Higgins, and Dawson J. Higgins, and a great granddaughter, Parker Priscilla-Jean McKim; as well as a brother, Donald D. Fales. Mrs. Higgins was pre-deceased by a son, Bruce Higgins, in August 1969. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Priscilla Mae Higgins will be held Monday, April 2, at 12 noon,.at DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME in Dalton, with Rev. Dr. Robert M. Rennie officiating. Burial will follow in Ashuelot Cemetery. Calling hours will precede the service beginning at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Higgins may be made to Dalton Ambulance and Rescue in care of the Funeral Home, 890 East Main Street, Dalton.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle from Mar. 31 to Apr. 2, 2012
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