OBITUARY

Stewart Sutherland Briggs

February 7, 1930April 30, 2017
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BRIGGS, Stewart Sutherland – 87 of Dartmouth passed away on April 30, 2017 in the Parkstone Enhanced Care. He was the son of the late Harry and Florabelle (Sutherland) Briggs. Stewart worked for CBC for over 40 years. He flew planes, was an avid sailor and a ham Radio operator. He enjoyed travelling down south, entertaining and cooking for friends and family especially at his cottage. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Dorothy (Powell), sons; Michael (Sherry), daughter; Suzanne (Marc Desgagne), daughter in-law Carolyn , granddaughters Ashley and Emma Briggs, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son; Robert and brothers; Ronald and Robert. Visitation will take place on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8pm in A. L. Mattatall Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10am in St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 199 Windmill Road. Cremation has taken place and a private family burial will take place at a later date. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Alzheimers Society Nova Scotia. Special thank you to the staff of Parkstone Enhanced Care and to those who assisted with Dad’s journey. Online condolences may be viewed or sent to: www.mattatallfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 5, 2017
  • Visitation Friday, May 5, 2017
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, May 6, 2017
REMEMBERING

Stewart Sutherland Briggs

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Randy Annis

May 7, 2017

We were very sorry to hear of Stewart's passing.Thinking of you all at this very difficult time. Randy Annis and family.

May 5, 2017

Dear Dorothy, Carolyn and children, Michael and Sherry, Suzanne and Marc, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Stewart was a lovely man. He was an especially dear neighbour. I grew up with your family and was blessed by their kindnesses. Stewart will be missed very much. Thank you for the photo gallery. It is a lovely walk down memory lane. May you find new strength on the road ahead. With love, Mary Ellen Moore, Toronto, ON

Sandra Baier

May 5, 2017

To Suzanne and Michael, may the memories of growing up with your father fill your heavy hearts with warmth and love. I wish I could be there during your time of sorrow however I will be thinking of you and your family and be there in spirit.

Sandra Baier

TC Halifax

May 4, 2017

To Carolyn and her in-law family:

It was with great sadness that TC Halifax learned of Steward Briggs' passing.

Please accept our heartfelt condolences and we hope that in a small way they help through these trying times.

Jeremy Plume

May 4, 2017

A donation to the Nature Conservacy of Canada has been made in the memory of Uncle Stewart.

Sending love and support to the Briggs family.

Bethan Robertson

May 4, 2017

May the love of family and friends comfort you during this difficult time. God Bless.

The Powell's

May 3, 2017

Aunt Dorothy, Mike & Sherry, Suzanne & Marc - May memories of Uncle Stewart and the love of family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead. Thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort.

Frank, Eddie, Beverley, Catherine & Michael Powell

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