|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1953|
|Death: ||Jun. 9, 2005|
Watertown Daily Times (NY) - Saturday, June 11, 2005
Jeffrey Charles Spriggs, 52, of 1142 Route 37C, an Ogdensburg native, died Thursday evening in the emergency room at Massena Memorial Hospital after suffering a heart attack at home.
Born Jan. 16, 1953, in Ogdensburg, son of Charles Edward and Shirley Grace Piercey Spriggs , he graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1972. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1973, serving until 1977, when he was honorably discharged.
A marriage to Janet Smithers of Ogdensburg ended in divorce.
On July 23, 2003, he married his longtime companion, Claire Ann Cole, at Massena Town Hall with Justice James Crandall officiating.
Mr. Spriggs worked at General Motors, Massena, for 27 years, most recently as a furnace operator. He was recently granted a medical retirement.
He was a member of Andrew W. Cook American Legion Post 1479, Hogansburg, and Ogdensburg Amvets and was a former member of the Ogdensburg American Legion. An avid fan of NASCAR racing and baseball, he also enjoyed fishing, camping and socializing with friends and family.
Surviving besides his wife, of Helena, and his mother, of Ogdensburg, are five children, three stepchildren, a sister and her husband, two brothers and a sister-in-law, three grandchildren, several stepgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
His father died in 1981, and a stepson, Cory D. Sharrow, died July 19, 2002.
There will be a memorial meal at noon Sunday at Andrew W. Cook American Legion Post 1479 , Route 37. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where members of the American Legion will hold a memorial service at 8:30 p.m.
Charles E. Spriggs (1932 - 1981)
Shirley G. Piercey Spriggs (1934 - 2010)
Jeffrey Charles Spriggs (1953 - 2005)
William L. Spriggs (1957 - 2010)*
Foxwood Memorial Park
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: Jun 14, 2009
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