Eric L. Briggs, 59, of Hickory died unexpectedly, Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
He was born March 6, 1962 in Washington, a son of Shirley Wolf Briggs of Hickory and the late Kay L. Briggs.
Mr. Briggs was a 1980 graduate of Fort Cherry High School and attended Penn Commercial in Washington.
Eric worked out of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 57, Local 2006 in Pittsburgh.
He was a member of the Hickory UEP Church.
Mr. Briggs enjoyed his work, working for friends and helping them out whenever needed. He was everyone’s best friend.
Eric loved his sports and Southern Rock and Roll.
Surviving in addition to his mother are a brother, Eugene Briggs and his wife Patty of Hickory; a sister, Tammy Lander and her husband Ben Jr. of McKees Rocks; a nephew, Benjamin Lander III; a niece, Lauren Lander; and many cousins and friends.
Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342 and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 7, 2022 in the Hickory UEP Church, 210 Main St., Hickory, PA 15340, where services will begin at 11:00 a.m., with Louis Templeton officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Prospect Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the church or to the Mt. Pleasant Volunteer Fire Co., 106 Main St., Hickory, PA 15340.