GLENBURN - Albert E. Briggs, 94, died July 1, 2012, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Feb. 6, 1918, in Hudson. Albert was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theater. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening, trapping and taking care of his flowers. Albert was a carpenter and he worked for Weatherbee's as a painter. He was a member of the American Legion, Glenburn Grange and Glenburn Fire Department. Albert was a loving and caring husband. Albert is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lucille Briggs; a son, Albert E. Briggs and his wife, Pat, of Arkansas; two daughters, Edwina Smith and her husband, Dale, of Texas and Susan Pontious and her husband, Benjamin, of Washington; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Albert was predeceased by one brother and three sisters. A graveside service will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, July 6, at Lakeview Cemetery, Glenburn. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at Glenburn Evangelical Covenant Church, 911 Hudson Road, Glenburn. Those who wish to remember Albert in a special way may make gifts in his memory to Lucille Briggs, 181 Lakeview Road, Glenburn, ME 04401. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
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Published in BDN Maine on July 2, 2012