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Esther L. Ruger Briggs
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1938
Potsdam
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 2013
Hastings
Oswego County
New York, USA

Esther L. (Ruger) Briggs, 74, of Hastings, formerly of Warners, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday. Esther was born in Potsdam to the late Julian and Fannie Ruger of Norwood. She graduated from Norwood-Norfolk High School and later married Robert J. Briggs Sr. on July 4, 1957. Esther was a devoted wife and wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved spending time at their camp, boat rides and just getting together with the entire family. Esther will be remembered by all who knew her, for her strength, courage, faith, and encouraging words. She retired from Patricks Dry Cleaners in 2009. Esther was a member of the Word of Life Assembly of God in Baldwinsville. Esther was predeceased by her husband, Robert J. Briggs Sr. in 2009; her daughter, Sherry Briggs in 2002 and her grandson, John "J" Briggs Jr. in 2001. Esther is survived by her children, Robert J. (Terry) Briggs Jr. of Elbridge, Timothy (Renee) Briggs of Preble, Cynthia Briggs Heath of South Carolina, John (Laurie) Briggs of Camillus, Rebecca (Martin) Hudon of Tully and Dale (Mary) Briggs of Hastings; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; brothers, Richard Ruger of Chittenango, Rodney (Marilyn) Ruger of Oregon; sisters, Mary Jane (Bob) MacDonald of Norwood and Evelyn Knowlton of Waddington. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Falardeau Funeral Home, 93 Downer St., Baldwinsville with a service to follow at 7 p.m.. Contributions: Humane Association of CNY, 4915 1/2 W. Taft Road, Liverpool, NY 13088 or Word of Life Assembly of God, 12 E. Oneida Street, Baldwinsville, NY 13027.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard from March 11 to March 12, 2013 
 
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  Robert J. Briggs (1935 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Warners
Onondaga County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Frank K.
Record added: Mar 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106545378
Esther L. <i>Ruger</i> Briggs
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