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Constant J. "Joe" Briggs

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Constant J. "Joe" Briggs

AGE: 62 • Wilmington

Constant J. "Joe" Briggs passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

He was born and raised in Wilmington and was the son of the late Mildred Briggs Downs and Constant J. Briggs, Sr. Joe graduated from Dickinson HS in 1972. He retired from Chrysler Newark as a Technician in 2008 after 28 years. Joe was a member of U.A.W. Local 1183. He enjoyed NASCAR, the Phillies and Eagles, travel, camping and bowling. Joe was a bit of a thrill seeker, rode roller coasters and last year, he skydived. He also enjoyed his many visits to Dairy Palace, sometimes twice a day. His favorite activity was spending time with his only granddaughter.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Linda (Levering); 2 children, Chris of Newark and Michelle of Wilmington, a granddaughter, Hailey; his in-laws, Eleanor and Horace Levering and many friends and family. Joe is also preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Lunski.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hailey Briggs Educational Fund. For donations, please contact the family.

A Celebration of Joe's Life will be held on Wednesday, June 8, at 7pm, at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy (at Duncan Rd) Wilmington, where friends may call after 6pm. Burial will be private.

For online condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com
Published in The News Journal from June 6 to June 8, 2016
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