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Earle 'Butch' Lewis Briggs, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1939
Bethlehem
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 2005
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

(Obituary in Portland Press Herald:PORTLAND) - Earle Lewis Briggs Jr., passed away Jan. 27, 2005 in Portland after a short illness. Earle 'Butch' was born Dec. 8, 1939, in Bethlehem, N.H., the son of the late Earle L. and Helen (Kozar) Briggs. He grew up in Portland, and graduated from Portland High School in 1958. He then attended Wentworth Institute in Boston. His vocation was master carpenter. Some of his finest work is at the Children's Museum in Portland. His interests were many, including brook fishing, gardening, hunting, making wonderful play houses, and toys for his granddaughter, and beautiful stained glass art. Butch will be missed by all that his life has touched. He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia McGarvey Briggs; a son, Barry Briggs; a daughter, Kristen Briggs; a granddaughter, Katarina Nixon; four sisters, Ann Picariello, Barbara Beliveau, Julia Healy, and Dolores Curran. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary McLean. A gathering of friends and family will take place on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m., at the Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State St., Portland, where there will be a sharing of memories at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Maine Children's Cancer Program 100 Campus Drive Scarborough, Maine 04074.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Earl Lewis Briggs (1906 - 1984)
  Helen Kozar Briggs (1908 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Patricia Elizabeth McGarvey Briggs (1942 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Barbara B. Briggs Beliveau (1931 - 2007)**
  Mary Louise Briggs McLean (1934 - 1976)**
  Earle 'Butch' Lewis Briggs (1939 - 2005)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: GrannyT
Record added: Mar 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13510189
Earle 'Butch' Lewis Briggs, Jr
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Rest in Peace, Uncle Butch.
- GrannyT
 Added: Sep. 19, 2009
 
 
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