Paul Wellington Briggs Death: Obituary –
Paul Wellington Briggs died on the 1st of September, 2021. He died at the age of 98.
Paul was a graduate of Fairport High School, in 1942 he went on to graduate from Bentley College in Boston, MA. Paul served in the U.S. Army from 1943-1945.
He worked through his entire career at Rochester Gas & Electric. He retired as CEO and Chairman of the Board in 1988.
Paul enjoyed many hobbies including golf, tennis, bowling, gardening, and fishing.
Wellington is survived by his wife of over 70 years, Beatrice Schroeder Briggs; sons, Peter Briggs, David (Kathleen) Briggs, Thomas (Anna) Briggs; grandchildren, Timothy (Jessica), Matthew, Dennis, Samantha, Margaret, Johnathan; great-grandson, Albert; brother-in-law, Ronald (Judy) Schroeder; nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Friday, September 10th from 4-6 PM at Anthony Funeral Home (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, September 11th, 11 AM at Transfiguration Lutheran Church, 3760 Culver Rd. Masks are encouraged but not required. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Transfiguration Lutheran Church.