Thomas (Tom) Howard Briggs, beloved husband of Doreen Briggs of Calgary, passed away suddenly while hunting with his dogs on Saturday, February 7, 2004, at the age of 58 years.
Tom was a Chartered Accountant who spent most of his life in public practice as a partner with Ernst and Whinney, and most recently as a sole practitioner. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He excelled at field trialing with his beloved Springer Spaniels Angus, Jasper, and new puppy Tag. Tom had a passion for traveling and most recently he and Doreen traveled to South Africa for a safari.
Tom is survived by his loving wife Doreen; daughters Leslie and Kim; and son Joel. He is also survived by two brothers, Chuck (Sylvia) and Lenard; and two sisters, Rachel (Gerry) and Debbie (Peter); as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) today, February 12, 2004 from 7:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, February 13, 2004 at 10:00 A.M. with the Rev. Linda Hunter of Wild Rose United Church officiating. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6. Telephone: (403) 264-5549. www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Tom Briggs, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences