Official Obituary of

Allen C. Briggs, Jr.

March 27, 1961 ~ February 21, 2024 (age 62) 62 Years Old

Allen Briggs, Jr. Obituary

Allen C. Briggs, Jr., 62, passed away at his home in Chaumont on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Allen was born in Syracuse on March 27, 1961, son of Allen C. and Caleen Ruth (Carpenter) Briggs. He was a graduate of George Jr. Republic, Dryden, and received his Masters of Science in Psychology from SUNY Oswego.

Allen entered the US Army on October 30, 1978. He received the Army Service Medal and was honorably discharged on September 9, 1981. He enjoyed being a self-employed construction worker. Allen loved the outdoors, fishing, boating, and working with his hands. He was an avid journalist and cat lover.

He is survived by his son, Connor J. Briggs, Clayton; daughter, Ruth C. Briggs, Clayton; and the mother of his children, Meredith Zeigler, Clayton. His parents predeceased him.

A graveside service will be at a time and date to be announced in the spring in Clayton Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton, and online condolences to his family may be posted at In lieu of flowers, donations in Allen's name may be made to the Clayton Food Pantry, c/o St. Mary's Church, 521 James St., Clayton, NY 13624.

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