James T. Briggs

Briggs, James T.

Rochester: November 25, 2012, at the age of 58 with his loving family at his side. He is survived by his beloved wife Paula; sons Peter and Andrew; daughter Julia; parents Nancy and Joe; sisters Judy (Erik) and Susan (Donald) and many nieces and nephews.

Jim worked for 25 years at Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, completing his career as President of the company. In retirement he worked for many years on the boards of the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and the Rochester Broadway Theater League.

Jim loved golf, sailing, and good times with friends. He was a great Dad and champion of his children's accomplishments. He waged a courageous battle against cancer. Jim will be remembered for his strong spirit and determination and his unfailing sense of humor.

Friends may call Thursday, 4-7 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 30, 11 AM at Christ Episcopal Church, 36 South Main St., Pittsford.

The family wishes to thank all the wonderful people on the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit and both the Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Units at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Contributions in Jim's memory may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center or to the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. To share a memory of Jim or send a condolence to the family please visit www.anthonychapels.com.

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Funeral Home

Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels
2305 Monroe Avenue Rochester, NY 14618
585-244-0770

Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from Nov. 27 to Nov. 29, 2012