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Richard H. Briggs

Richard H. Briggs, 62, of Cincinnatus, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, from injuries sustained in a farming accident.

Born in Falls River, MA on January 22, 1949, Richard was a son of the late Frederick H. and Winifred R. DeCastro Briggs. For the past several years, he and his brother, Frederick Briggs, owned and operated Fairholm Farms Limited in Cincinnatus.

He is survived by his brother, Frederick (Mary) Briggs of Cincinnatus and a sister, Janet Ball of Richmond, VA. He also leaves behind his uncles, Ernest (Elizabeth) Briggs of Portsmouth, RI and Winfield DeCastro of Dartsmouth, MA; an aunt, Florence Cross of CT; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by a sister, Rebecca Bowden.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Richard may be directed to the Cincinnatus Emergency Squad or the Willet Rescue.

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Dear Fred & Family,
We are sorry to hear of Richard's passing. Our prayers go out to you.
Judy and Jim Rice

Judy Rice Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Dear Fred, Mary and Family,

Many thoughts and prayers to all of you during this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss.

Melissa & Joe Hummel Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Mary and David - we're so sorry to her the news about Richie. It's a big loss for the entire family, and we know how close you were. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Love you!

Elaine and Dave Cannon Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Fred, Mary and family,

So sorry to hear of Richie's passing. What great fun we all had on July 4th, listening to music of our time and all the men telling stories of their youth. Great fun great memories! Our sympathies are with you and your family.

Phil and Kathy McGrath Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Such a kind man he will be missed !

Hugh & Terry McDonald Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Dear Mary & Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
The Tomaszek Family
Ed, Karen, Eddie

Karen Tomaszek Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Just remember he is your guardian angel now.

Kati Minyo Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

David and Mary so very sorry to hear of your loss . Our thoughts and prayers shall be with you

Stan & Bennette Rhuland Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Dear Fred ,Mary & Family~Just wanted you to know that your in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time~Richard was such a nice man & will be missed..

Chuck & Anne Tennant Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Fred,Mary and family, We are so sorry for your tragic loss.Our Thaughts and prayers are with you.

Kurtis,Renae Brown and family Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

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