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Obituary for Gene Briggs Sr.

Gene Briggs Sr.
Gene Galen Briggs Sr.

LITTLETON - Gene Galen Briggs Sr, 83, passed away unexpectedly on June 6, 2017 at his home in Littleton. He was born March 29, 1934 in Houlton, the son of Norville and Sarah (Bell) Briggs.

Gene owned and operated Briggs Janitorial Services in Meriden CT and also worked for both Pratt & Whitney and Pye & Hogan Machine Shop as a machinist. Gene married Elaine Ritchie on December 8, 1954 and together they raised their 3 children. Once retired he and Elaine moved back “home” to Littleton and he kept busy by working in the Garden Center at Walmart. He was a great Dad, Granddad and a wonderful loving, devoted husband. Gene was an accomplished musician, a trait that he passed on to his grandchildren.

Besides his wife of Littleton, he is survived by his 2 daughters, Wanda Briggs Bourgoin (Donald) of Torrington, CT and Wendy Paradis (Victor) of New Hartford, CT; grandchildren, Kristin Foster of Salem CT, Melissa Sangster and Tracie Grieco, both of Torrington CT, Chelsea Briggs and Allison Briggs both of Meriden CT, Kimberly Gray of Plainville CT, Kathryn Balavender of Naples, FL, Kelly Graff of New Hartford CT, Kristy Cardwell of Plainville CT, Karyn Paradis of Block Island RI and 2LT Kyle Paradis of Ft. Benning, GA; 15 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; his son, SFC Gene G. Briggs Jr.; his brothers, William, Forrest, Frederick and Ronald and sister, Arlene Tracy.

Friends may call 10-11 a.m. on Sunday, June 11th at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water Street, Houlton where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. with his son-in-law, Rev. Victor Paradis officiating. Interment will be in the Littleton Cemetery. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com
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