Eileen F. Briggs

Passed away on September 25, 2010

Eilieen F. (Finn) Briggs joined in heaven on Saturday, September 25, 2010 her husband, the love of her life, Floyd E. “Tiny” Briggs, who died on March 12, 1954; and her sisters, Helen F. Finn and Esther L. Finn Willkens. She will be deeply missed by her beloved daughter Bonnie-Anne Briggs; brother, Williams E. (Ruth) Finn; nieces, Anne (Stephen Leach) Willkens Leach, Virginia W. (Stephen) Gorski, Mary Ellen (Robert) Wilson, Katherine Finn, and Jeanne Dawson; nephew George (Maureen) Finn; great nieces and great nephews, Patrick, Stacey, and Connor Leach, Bridget and Nathan Palmer, Adam, Tiffany, and Emma Gorski, Jessica, Erik and Lucian Fuhlbruck, Matthew Wilson, Colleen and Elizabeth Wilcon, and Brendan Dawson. Also survived by many special friends. Eileen was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, and friend. Born on Valentine’s Day in 1914, she was a sweetheart to all she knew. Friends may call Wednesday, 3-8pm at the funeral home of ALVAH HALLORAN & SON, 2125 Chili Ave. Funeral Mass, Thursday, 10am at St. Anne’s Church, 1600 Mt. Hope Ave. Interment, Grove Place Cemetery. Please consider honoring Eileen’s memory with a Mass card or donation to Nazareth College of Rochester Scholarship Fund, 4245 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 30, 2010
  • Visitation Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Eileen F. Briggs

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Donna Edgerton

October 1, 2010

Bonnie-Anne, Remembering joyful gatherings with you and your mother at
the cottage on Lake Ontario. We enjoyed
oodles of good food, spirited conversation and we laughed until our
sides ached! May your faith and warm
memories sustain you.

Lynn Johns

September 30, 2010

Bonnie My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Your MoM was such a wonderful woman.I did her hair for years when i worked in Brockport and then she would come to my house in Spencerport, (never without a treat for my dog). She talked quite a bit of how you would ask her what do you think about going here on vacation, and the cottage. She had an awesome smile , you have many great memories to charish.
God Bless You ,Lynn JOhns

Bridget Palmer

September 28, 2010

Oh how I loved my Great Aunt Eileen. I am blessed to have such a loving family. May God Bless Eileen and all her loved ones today and always.

Barbara Misner

September 28, 2010

Bonnie Anne - My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I know how devoted you were to your Mother.I have fond memories of her when we would come to your cottage for our summer luncheons as well as when she would come into the high school to see you. She was a wonderful, fun loving and kind person. I will remember her bright smile. It was truly a pleasure to have known her.

Fr. Matthew Newcomb

September 27, 2010

Bonnie-Anne, my prayers go out to you. It was a pleasure knowing your mother, a true lady. I will offer my Mass tomorrow for her. Ad multos Annos!