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Thomas Briggs

April 7, 1929 — July 10, 2021

Thomas C. Briggs

April 7, 1929 – July 10, 2021

Ellenville NY – Fort Myers FL

Thomas C. Briggs passed away on July 10, 2021 in Fort Myers, Fl. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle.

Thomas drove a tractor trailer for many years for Channel Master Corp. He retired from there in 1974 as Traffic Manager. He started a second profession as a building inspector in Lee County Florida, where he retired after many years. Tom was also well known as a man who could hang wallpaper or paint your room to perfection. He was a quiet man, but when he spoke, people listened.

He leaves behind his sons Steven (Debbie) and Thomas (Debbie), his grandchildren Craig (Sonya), Chad (Leah), Justin (Meghan), Hayley (Zack), Kelsey, and great grandchildren Everly, Esme, Olivia, Wyatt, Reid and Garrett.

Uncle Tom will also be dearly missed by Jim, Noel, Brad, Kim, Liz, Carol, Joy and their spouses, children and grandchildren.

Tom was eternally grateful to the Kelly family for taking him in as a child of age 6, and raising him as one of their own.

He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth (Libby).

A remembrance service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, his family would greatly appreciate donations in his memory to Shadowland Stages, 98 Center St., Ellenville NY.

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