Charlene Briggs
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Briggs, Charlene M. (nee Bures) Passed away on May 12, 2019, at the age of 76. Predeceased by her loving husband of 48 years, Frank Briggs and dear parents Edward and Lillian Bures. Charlene is lovingly remembered by her sons, Frank, Jr., Edward, and Robert (Robin); and her grandchildren, Edward, Jr., Robert II, Nicholas, Rebecca, and Alex; also remembered by her cherished brother, Edward (Judy) Bures; and many nieces and nephews. Charlene was retired from Jewel Food Stores, where she managed the seafood department, for many years.She was also active in her family's carnival business. She loved spending time with family and friends.She truly enjoyed hosting big dinners, as she always brought family and friends together. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Visitation will be on Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, located at 540 Dixie Hwy., Chicago Heights, IL. Funeral Mass on Friday, May 17, 2019,at 10:00 a.m., at St. Agnes Parish, located at 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights, IL. Burial at Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, IL. Info: (708) 754-0016.

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on May 15, 2019.
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May 18, 2019

My deepest condolences to your family for the loss of your love one. May your cherished memories created, brighten your days and help sustain you at this time. John 6:40 gives much comfort by looking forward to Jesus promise of seeing your love one again

May 18, 2019
Dear Frank , Edward, Robin and Robert. Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. Matthew 5:4
David A Rich
May 16, 2019
My condolences go out to the family and friends. I am so sorry for your loss. Continue to cherish the wonderful memories you had with Charlene. Support one another. And may you receive comfort from our Heavenly Father.
2 Thessalonians 2:16,17.
May 15, 2019
My condolences go out to Char's family and friends. Char was like family to me. You could not ask for a better friend. She was the most thoughtful person I know. I'll miss her and her unique sense of humor. RIP my friend.
Sharon Kloth
May 15, 2019
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May 15, 2019
My sincere condolences to the family and friends.Draw close to God in prayer during this difficult time.
May 15, 2019
May the heartfelt prayers and sympathy be with the family at this saddened time of grieving! May you have peace and comfort,from God and friends,at this most difficult time of sorrow.Psalms147:3
May 14, 2019
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May 14, 2019
My heartfelt condolences to the family. Words cannot ease the pain of losing someone you love. May the God of loving-kindness and compassion console your grieving heart during this difficult time. Psalms 94:18-19.
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