1924 – 2013
Putnam – Theodore “Ted” C. Briere, Sr., 88, of Smith St, died Tuesday April 24, 2013, in Colonial Healthcare and Rehab of Plainfield. He was the loving husband of the late Violette (Duquette) Briere. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Alfred and Albina (LaPointe) Briere.
On July 1, 1946, at St. Joseph Church in North Grosvenordale he was united in marriage to the late Violette (Duquette) Briere who died in 1971. Mr. Briere was the former owner and operator of the Briere, Inc. Oil, Plumbing, Electrical, & Heating of Putnam
Mr. Briere was a member of the Knight of Columbus Cargill Council 64 of Putnam, a former member of the Putnam Lodge of Elks, and the Past President of the Northeast Adequate Wiring Assoc.
Ted was a United States Veteran serving with the Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his son Theodore Briere, Jr and his companion JoAnn Martel and a daughter Anne Woodman all of Putnam; a sister Beatrice Sehorn of Phoenix, AZ; 7 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers Alfred and Leo Briere.
Funeral services are private at the request of the family and under the direction of the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.