Ronald Briggs

Ronald Briggs

Sunday, June 20th, 1943 Thursday, September 24th, 2020

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Obituary for Ronald Evan Briggs

BRIGGS- Mr. Ronald Evan Briggs, age 77 years, passed away peacefully at the T.B.R.H.S.C. on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Ronald was born in North Bay, Ontario on June 20, 1943, the son of Eric and Alice Briggs. He grew up in Powassan, Ontario and it was while attending High School met the love of his life Marianne Todoroff. The two were married on April 20, 1968 and together raised one son. Ronald spent his working years in road construction. His career saw him working with various companies in Toronto, Brampton and eventually Thunder Bay including MacNamara Construction, Armbro Construction, Denjon Construction, Towland Hewitson and lastly with Taranis. He enjoyed fishing and camping at Cushing Lake. His greatest joy came during time spent with family, especially watching his beloved grandson Logan playing hockey. He will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his loving wife of 52 years Marianne, son Kevin, grandson Logan, sisters Barbara Thompson and Pat (Jeffrey) Froud as well as by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was predeceased by his parents. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sargent & Son Funeral Chapel, 21 N. Court Street, with Rev. Randy Boyd presiding. The interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation for friends will be held on Sunday, September 27th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sargent & Son Funeral Chapel. As expressions of sympathy memorials to the T.B.R.H.S. Foundation-Northern Cancer Fund, would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be made at

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 27th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sargent & Son Funeral Chapel
    21 North Court Street
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    Sunday, September 27th, 2020
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Sargent & Son Funeral Chapel
    21 North Court Street
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    Monday, September 28th, 2020
    Rev. Randy Boyd
  • Interment

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 |
    Riverside Cemetery
    800 Oliver Road
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    Monday, September 28th, 2020


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Sherry Fogolin

Dear Marianne & Kevin
John & I are so sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. We so enjoyed his company at the boys hockey games & will forever remember his pride in Logan’s excellent goalie skills. Our thoughts & prayers reach out to your family.
Comment | Posted at 08:57pm via Condolence

Frank Potter

Marianne and Family, so sorry for your loss. I so enjoyed working with Ron, he was one of the good guys. Take care Frank Potter
Comment | Posted at 09:17pm via Condolence

Rosemarie Walsh

Heartfelt condolences, Marianne and Kevin, and family.
~Rosemarie (Davey) Walsh
Comment | Posted at 07:04pm via Condolence

John Barber

Marianne, sincere condolences to you and your family. Ronnie will be dearly missed by family and friends
John & Trudy Barber
Comment | Posted at 02:52pm via Condolence

Shondra Beach

Auntie Mim and Kevin, thinking about you and the rest of your family today. What I wouldn’t do to be able to be there to give you both big hugs and to say goodbye to Uncle Ronnie. I’ve been thinking about all the good/crazy times we had together and those are memories I will cherish forever.
Lots of Love,
Shondra (Shotsie), Radley, and Brayden xoxo
Comment | Posted at 11:04am via Condolence

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