February 7, 1954 ~ August 19, 2007
Rochester: Sunday, August 19, 2007 at age 53. Predeceased by his father, William R. Briggs Sr. & nephew, Harold Strassner III. Survived by his wife, Deborah Briggs; mother, Lorraine Briggs; children, Tammy (Duane) Borman of NC; Kelly Wardman, Adam (Rebecca) Wardman, Lorraine Briggs & Meghan Briggs; grandchildren, Brenden, Victoria & Harrison; brother, Thomas (Sandra) Briggs Sr.; sisters, Barbara (Harold) Strassner & Pamela (Nelson) Motzer; father and mother-in-law, L. Robert (Charleen) Williams; grandparents, Charles (Elizabeth) Austin; brothers-in law; Robert (Janet) Williams, Sean (Christine) Williams, Eric (Pamela) Williams; several nieces,nephews and cousins; many friends. Bill was an avid hunter and outdoorsman.
Friends may call Wednesday 4-7 P.M. at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Thursday 9:30 A.M. at Holy Cross Church, 4492 Lake Avenue. Interment will be held Saturday 9:30 A.M. in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Please meet the family at the Dewey Avenue Gate of the Cemetery). In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Golisano Children's Hospital, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester NY 14642 in his memory.