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Daniel J. Briggs

March 3, 2014

Daniel J. Briggs

Daniel J. Briggs, 16, town of Clayton, died at his home on Monday evening, March 3, 2014.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., 320 John St., Clayton on Friday, March 7, from 3 - 7PM. The funeral mass will be at Holy Family Church, 129 Winthrop St., Watertown on Saturday, March 8, at 10AM with Rev. Steven Murray officiating and burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

Daniel was born in Carthage on May 7, 1997, the son of Robbie B. and Amy J. Leonard Briggs. He was an eleventh grade student at Thousand Islands Central School. He was Catholic and had been baptized at Holy Family Church. He enjoyed hunting, trapping, and listening to his music.

Besides his parents, Robbie and Amy, he is survived by his brother, Michael A. Briggs, at home; his maternal grandmother, Mary M. "MeMa" Leonard, Watertown; paternal grandmother, Beverle Gilmore and her husband, James, Spring Hill, FL; paternal grandfather, Robert Briggs and his wife, Darlene, Roosevelttown, NY; uncle, David K. Leonard and wife, Kimberly, Black River; 2 aunts, Kimberly Bassano, FL and Kimmie Leonard, Black River; and several cousins.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Daniel's name may be made to one of the three following: www.rachelschallenge.org, PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center, 8161 Normandale Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55437 or at www.pacer.org/bullying, or checks payable to "The Briggs Family", c/o Bobbi Frederick, PO Box 43, Depauville, NY 13632.

Online family condolences may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


#50 Sanchi 2018-11-15 09:49
So sorry for loss of your son. Get to know about him from a video on Facebook, what a lovely boy he was . My prayers go out to you and your family may God gives you all strength and peace
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#49 Tre 2018-07-20 21:28
So so so sorry for the loss of your son and brother. My prayers go out to your family always.
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#48 Windows Vista 2018-03-07 16:43
Dear MR and MRS Briggs
i am very sorry for your loss. if i went to his school i would do anything to be his friend! reading these articles he seems to be a lovely caring boy who sees everyone before him. i am sorry for you and Daniel for going through this. if you are listening to me in heaven Daniel i hope we meet up when i die. and i hope you are looking at those evil soulless bullys who arent even humans. you are one and you are better than them. they deserve to go to hell but you deserve to be in heaven


I SHOW MY HEART TOWARDS YOU!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!
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#47 J. Mickelson 2017-07-29 08:52
To the Briggs family - I am so sorry for your loss. Even now, your family and Daniel are still in so many thoughts and prayers, sent with love, daily. I cannot fathom the pain of losing someone I love to something so senseless and I truly wish you nothing but the best and a life filled with peace until you are reunited sometime in the future with your beloved son, Daniel.
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#46 Bengt Johansson 2017-07-18 08:08
Dear Mr. & Mrs. Briggs.
I would never understand your deep feelings of pain you (and relatives) are going true after the lost of your dear son Daniel J. Briggs.
But I do know how it feels to be the victim of physical and psychological harassment as I experienced my self both in school and at home by the stepfather during my early years.
As I live on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean in Sweden It's hard for me at the age of 63 to come and give you my deepest condolences personally in the memories of your beautiful late son Daniel J. Briggs. So I hope this little post of words from the bottom heart make you know that I really care of you in your time of loss.

May Daniel Rest in Peace.

GOD Bless You All and that Lord Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit be there for you.
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#45 John 2017-06-15 17:42
I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family in this tragic time. God bless and my prayer go out to you.
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#44 sulav 2017-06-14 16:14
if someone bullys then you should obviously fight.never be so afraid to that kind of people. learn to fight with problem.
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#43 Thomas 2017-05-28 14:36
Hey Briggs family. Im so sorry for your loss. I've had a pretty hard life and their has been times I've thought about suicide. I lost my dad and grandma 29 days apart. As much as I've thought about doing it i always think about the people i might hurt. I would love to talk to you guys. I dont have a lot of people to talk to which is why i have those feelings. Your son seems like he was a amazing person. Hes lives in all of us who dont have a voice
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#42 Katrina 2016-12-14 03:11
And I also loved what he love and if you
Guys ever wanna talk or need to talk
Call or text me 2182890749 I am going
Through the same thing he did but I
Have been recovering pretty well
After leaving school. This should never have
Happened to him or anyone at such a young
Age. God bless you guys my prayers to you.
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#41 Katrina 2016-12-14 03:05
Hey Robbie and Amy I really sorry about your
Loss Daniel sounded like a really nice guy
I would have loved hanging with him. His
Story touched my heart. I have so much
In common with him. It's very sad also
Because he died on my birthday.
And I wasn't there to support you guys.
If I lived close to you guys I would come
Over and give you guys a hug and say
"It's going to be okay we are here for you".
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