June Briggs, age 88, of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania died peacefully, on February 13, 2016 at Sycamore Estate in Duquesne, Pennsylvania. She was born Cora June Mounts on July 23, 1927 in Washington County, Pennsylvania, a daughter of James Adam and Zada Margaret (Scott) Mounts. June was a graduate of Trinity High School (1944) and Penn Commercial College (1945) both in Washington, Pennsylvania and afterwards employed by the YMCA in Washington. After moving to West Mifflin, she became a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne, where she served as a Deacon, Elder, Sunday school teacher and Vacation Bible School teacher. She was also an active participant in various community activities.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Raymond H. Briggs in 2012; a son, Steven J. Briggs in 1976; sisters, Ruth (Mounts) George, Florence (Mounts) Verner and Susan (Mounts) Canan Bedillion and brothers, Walter A., Clifford M., Harold N. and Donald J. Mounts.
June is survived by three children, son, David R. (Merlene V.) Briggs of McKeesport, Pennsylvania and daughters, Janice R. (Paul H.) Studt of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania and Renee A. (John C.) Linehan of Hawthorne, California; eight grandchildren, Eric and Brian Studt, Charles (Carly), Timothy (Chloe), John (Ellis) and Kathleen Linehan, Paula Pawski and Joel E. (Erica Hoffner) Pawski; four great-grandchildren, Joel T. Pawski, Devin Hoffner and twins, Carson and Cooper Pawski; three brothers, Wilden M. (late Grace) and James A. (late Virginia) Mounts of Washington, Pennsylvania and M. Kenneth (Jacqueline) Mounts of Dekalb, Illinois and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne on Sunday, May 22, 2016. A gathering of family and friends will begin at 2 PM in the Chapel at the church, with June's service following at 3 PM in the Sanctuary.
The family wishes to express thanks to the staff at Sycamore Estate for the excellent care June received from them during her stays. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne, 719 Duquesne Blvd., Duquesne, Pennsylvania 15110; In Care of Cats, P.O. Box 373, Elizabeth, Pennsylvania 15037 or the charity of your choice.