Daniel P. Briggs, age 53, of Dunkirk passed away unexpectedly Sunday afternoon (January 3, 2021) due to complications from COVID-19.
He was born March 29, 1967 in Dunkirk, the son of Peter and Eugenie (Buenzli) Briggs of Fredonia.
A lifelong resident of the area, Daniel was a graduate of Dunkirk High School with the class of 1985. He had worked for the Department of Public Works in the City of Dunkirk.
Danny was well known in the Dunkirk community and enjoyed his memberships in the Con Club, Lakeside Club, WWII Vets, John T. Murray VFW Post 1017, American Legion Post 62, Columbus Club, Dom Polski, Monnies, Dog House, Fourth Ward Falcons, and the Exempts to name a few.
Besides his parents, he is survived by five sisters, Julie (Andre) Edwards of Fredonia, Kathryn (Anthony) D’Aurizio of Huntersville, NC, Amy Briggs of Huntersville, NC, Beth (Will) Ray of Fredonia, and Susan (Mike) Campese of Port Charlotte, FL; and one brother, John (Yuki) Briggs of San Francisco, CA. Additionally, he is survived by his girlfriend, Sandra Gworek; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, funeral arrangements are private. A celebration of his life will be held in the future once COVID-19 is no longer a danger to the public. Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.