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Larry D. Briggs and Shirley M. Cornish of Hemlock NY



Larry D. Briggs of Hemlock NY circa 2015.



Shirley Cornish Briggs of Hemlock NY.



Larry D. Briggs of Hemlock NY circa 1950.

The son of Burnell G. and Alice Harvey Briggs.

Courtesy of Larry’s niece Donna Rodger.

The Family of Larry Douglas Briggs and Shirley Mae Cornish Briggs




birth place

death place

Larry D. Briggs


1940 - 25 January 2016

Hemlock NY

Hemlock NY

Shirley M. Cornish


1942 -

Unknown place




14 April 1962



Tod A. Briggs


1963 -

Unknown place


Wendy A. Briggs


1966 -

Unknown place


Timothy H. Briggs


1970 -

Unknown place






The Parents of Larry D. Briggs

Burnell G. Briggs and Alice Harvey

The Parents of Shirley M. Cornish Briggs

Mother and Father Cornish

Briggs Family Tree


Harvey Family Tree


Cornish Family Tree


Wife’s Maternal Family Tree


Mrs. Larry Briggs.

Courtesy of Lima Recorder.

Briggs - Cornish

From the Lima Recorder, 26 April 1962

The marrige of Miss Shirley Cornish, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cornish of Hemlock, to Mr. Larry Briggs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burnell Briggs of Livonia, took place Saturday afternoon, Apr. 14, 1962, in the Hemlock Methodist Church.

The Rev. John Roth, pastor, performed the ceremony.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a ballerina lace dress with a shoulder-length veil. She carried a white Bible with a single white orchid.

Miss Edna Hendrickson of Hemlock, friend of the bride, was the maid of honor. Miss Lelanie Ziegler of Conesus Lake and Miss Patricia Simpson of South Livonia were bridesmaids. Their dresses were pink nylon and lace, with the maid-of-honor in blue. They all carried white carnation cascades.

Howard Judd, friend of the groom, was best man. Ushers were Carl Cornish, brother of the bride, and Gerald Abbey, brother-in-law of the groom.

A reception was held at Red Top Inn in East Bloomfield immediately following the ceremony.

The bride and groom are both graduates of Livonia Central School. She is employed at Emerson-Rittenhouse in Honeoye Falls. The groom is a carpenter employed by his uncle, Harold Harvey.

Prenuptial events included a shower given by Miss Edna Hendrickson and Mrs. Jack Nowack, a shower with Mrs. Herbert Cornish as hostess, and one given by Mrs. Gerald Abbey.

Following the wedding trip to Washington, D.C. the couple are not residing at the Agard Trailer Court in Lakeville.

The Obituary of Larry D. Briggs

1940 - 25 January 2016

From the Dougherty Funeral Home, 25 January 2016

January 25, 2016 at the age of 76. Predeceased by his parents Burnell and Alice Briggs and his sister Althea Abbey. Survived by his wife Shirley Briggs and his children; Tod Briggs (Terri), Wendy Kosakowski (Todd) and Tim Briggs (Christina).

He was a proud Grandfather of 6 grandchildren, Sara Kosakowski, Andrea Briggs, Hanna Briggs, Jeff Kosakowski, Connor Briggs and Emily Briggs. Nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Larry was a devoted husband and father who will be deeply missed by those who were blessed to know him. Larry was a life long carpenter and a man of many skills. Larry and Shirley enjoyed going to dinners and concerts. He loved to play Euchure with friends and family and golf with his sons. He enjoyed picking berries and making pies with his daughter and her family. Larry was the biggest sports fan of his children and grandchildren and he never missed a game he could attend. He was also known as a life long Dallas Cowboys fan.

Friends may call on Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 1pm — 4pm and service immediately following at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Rte 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree Street, Livonia, NY 14487.

Memorial contributions may be made in Larry’s memory to the Hemlock Fire Department, 7375 Al Sharpe Ave, P.O. Box 96, Hemlock, NY 14466.

The Burial of Larry D. Briggs

Harder Cemetery in Hemlock NY

Larry was cremated, his ashes were placed on his parents lot.

Newspaper articles from FultonHistory.com