Howard K. Briggs Jr.

December 23, 1947 ~ March 26, 2022 (age 74)


Howard K. Briggs Jr., age 74, of McDonald, passed on Saturday, March 26, 2022.

He was born December 23, 1947 in Washington; a son of Howard K Sr. and Etta Louise McFalls Briggs.

Howard was a graduate of West Allegheny High School. He was a Vietnam War veteran where he served in the United States Army.

Mr. Briggs was employed by Joy Dog Food in Oakdale for 38 years where he retired in 2002.

Howard enjoyed Square dancing, country music, and watching sports on TV.

Surviving is a daughter Missy Kietz of , a step son Michael (Tammy) Pensis of McDonald; two sistrers Sarah McCloud of Burgettstown, and Donna Ketchel of Aliquippa; two brothers Ernest and Earl Briggs of Washington; two grandchildren,  Jennifer Frye and Michael “Mikey” Pensis, and two great grandchildren.

Deceased is a step-mother Lewanda Nice. 

Howard’s family would like to thank his caregivers, Liberty Dialysis and Tammy Cook.  

Family will receive friends on Thursday, March 31, 2022 from 11AM to 1PM the time of service, at Nation Funeral Home Inc. 220 E. Lincoln Ave. McDonald, PA. 15057. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn and Gardens McMurray, PA. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Kidney Fund.

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March 31, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

Funeral Service
March 31, 2022

1:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057


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