BRIGGS, Roger Alexander, CD
(Silent Key VE7RB)
April 13, 1938 - January 6, 2013
Passed away peacefully with loved ones by his side, into the arms of Jesus on January 6, 2013 at the age of 74. Survived by three children Lynne Boyd, Jim (Sue) Briggs, Lisa (Ray) Blanchette; brother Ken (Lydia) Briggs; sister Judy (Roberto) Paccagnan; nephews Stephen, Robert and Michael; niece Stephanie; ten grandchildren, Donna, Allison, Matthew, Carl, Mitchell, Courtlyn, Tanner, Josh, Ashleigh, Sarah; and great- grandchildren Cole and Jasmyn. Roger was a retired Royal Canadian Navy Sergeant who served 17 years before his honorable medical discharge in 1971. Roger was an avid HAM Radio Operator. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Burquitlam Funeral Home, 625 North Road, Coquitlam, followed by interment at Robinson Memorial Park Cemetery, 621 Robinson Street, Coquitlam. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canuck Place Children's Hospice.