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Virginia M. Briggs, 89

January 25, 2013

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Virginia Marie Briggs, 89, of 93 Cleveland Ave. died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington, Vt.

Born in Bennington on Nov. 12, 1923, daughter of Alfred and Louise Pellerin Bushee, she attended Bennington schools, including Sacred Heart School.

Mrs. Briggs was employed at the former Zayre's Department Store and, prior to that, by the former Sprague Electric Co.

She was a communicant of the former St. Francis of Assisi Church. She enjoyed bowling and was a longtime volunteer at North Adams Regional Hospital.

Her husband, George J. Briggs, whom she married on Jan. 29, 1944, died on Dec. 31, 2002.

She leaves two daughters, Sandra Ferris of Titusville, Fla., and Kathleen Vachon of Shaftsbury, Vt.; a son, Jeffrey G. Briggs of North Adams; five grandchildren, Michele Kupiec, Nanette Reid, Paul J. Renaud, Alicia Emaish and Jaime Joly; nine great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Her siblings Louise Hollister, Elaine Birkland, Annette Morrissey and George and Edmond Bushee are deceased.

FUNERAL NOTICE - A Memorial Mass for family members only of Mrs. Briggs will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 9, at 11 from St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview cemetery. There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in care of Flynn Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St., North Adams, MA 01247.


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I will always remember aunt Virginia as an instant charge of laughter and energy wherever she went - a wonderful soul. What a huge laugh she had, I loved it. We will be praying for her family.
from: Trevor & Kristin Gilmanon: 01-26-2013

 
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