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Mark Duncan Briggs

July 3, 1957 ~ March 9, 2018 (age 60)

Mark Duncan Briggs, 60, Whitefield, died at his home on Friday, March 9, 2018, with family by his side. He was born in Concord, VT on July 3, 1957, to Russell and Adalia (Locklear) Briggs. He grew up in Whitefield and attended local public schools.

Mark was a very energetic, competitive, and athletic boy. He enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, and swimming with his siblings and father. In school he played basketball and soccer, and broke a few records running track. Mark was outgoing and popular. He had many friends and enjoyed spending time with them. He finished his high school education and went on to receive an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts. He worked in the kitchens of many fine restaurants locally, as well as, in Washington, Indiana and Florida. Mark also worked as a mason until an injury left him unable to work. He spent his free time with family, fishing, stock car racing, riding his Harley, and watching and playing sports.

Mark is predeceased by his parents and three brothers, Thomas Lee Briggs, Stephen Briggs, and Jason Briggs; two nieces Paula Giacobbe and Arica Briggs; and a grandnephew Thomas Giacobbe. He is survived by three children, Jason Mooney, Bethlehem, NH; Mindy Mooney, No. Woodstock, NH,, and Alayna Briggs-Gilbert, Eustis, FL; seven grandchildren and eight siblings: Annie Pearl Payette, Franconia, NH; Gary Locklear, Sodus, NY; Barbara Penny, Clayton, NC; Clifton Briggs, Netherlands; Larry Briggs, Kenai, AK; Eric Briggs, Whitefield, NH; Judy Lynn Briggs, Ithaca, NY; and June Briggs Zerbe, Sodus, NY, eleven nieces, seven nephews, and several grandnieces and grandnephews.

Services will be held privately and interment will take place in the spring in Burns Cemetery in Whitefield. To share memories and condolences go to

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