Arnold Bud Briscoe SchenectadyArnold Bud Briscoe, 92, died peacefully July 3, 2013 at St. Johnville Nursing Home. Born in Rotterdam, NY, Bud was the son of the late Charles E. Briscoe and Helen Avery. Bud graduated from Draper and proudly served in the Coast Guard during WWII
. He worked as a painter and handyman during his adult life. He was predeceased by his sister, Kate of California; and his daughter, Claudia Turcotte of Saratoga Springs, NY. Survivors include his sister, Elsie Livingston of Colonie; and his children, Dennis Briscoe of Wilton, NY, Sheila Dubois of Saratoga Springs, NY, Terry Briscoe of Saratoga Springs, NY, Mike Briscoe of Ashland, KY, Arnold Briscoe Jr. of East Glenville, NY, and Wendy Bank of Rotterdam, NY, Gina Guyton of Florida and Holly Briscoe of Albany. He was the loving grandfather to Scott and Matt Bank of Rotterdam, NY, and Marc Mahoney of Schenectady, NY. As per his request his remains have been donated for medical research. Private services will be held. In lieu of flowers contributions would be appreciated.