Friday, 28 December 2012 00:00
Stephen J. Briggs, 84, died on Dec. 15. A longtime Bethpage resident he was predeceased in 2005 by his beloved wife, Teresa. Loving father of Stephen Jr., Debbie, Terry, and Nancy. Dear father-in-law of Loretta Briggs and Jim Baudille. Proud grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of 12. Formerly of Forest Hills in his youth he excelled in sports, was a member of the Dexters Bombers football team. Later in life, he and his wife became avid golfers and bowlers, as well as loyal fans of the NY Giants football team. He was also a proud member of the Knights of Columbus Hartigan Council. A funeral mass was held on Dec. 18 at St. Marin of Tours RC Church, with interment following at Pinelawn Memorial Park. Arrangements were entrusted to the Arthur F. White Funeral Home, Inc.