MARYLAND - Linda L. (Sutton) Briggs, 62, passed away on Nov. 22, 2019, at Albany Veterans Medical Center.
She was born on Sept. 5, 1957, in Oneonta, daughter of Robert and Carol (Munson) Sutton.
Linda graduated from Andrew S. Draper Central School in Schenevus.
She served in the United States Army, where she met the father of her three children, Luis Lopez.
Linda dedicated her life to helping others. She sacrificed much, always putting the needs of her children and others above her own.
She owned and operated a daycare in her home for 30 years, touching the lives of numerous children, including her three adopted sons.
Linda is survived by her sons, Luis "Tony" and Shelly Lopez, Cristobal "Toby" Lopez, Roberto "Tomy" and Taylor Lopez, Anthony Hyer, Shiquill Briggs and Hakiym Briggs; grandchildren, Philip Morell, Mya Lopez and Avery Lopez; mother, Carol Muehl; brother, Robert Sutton Jr.; sisters, Lisa Cooper and Stacey Camilleri; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was predeceased by her father, Robert Sutton and husband, Richard Briggs.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Schenevus Valley Masonic Lodge, Main Street, Schenevus.
Burial will take place at a later date in Schenevus Cemetery .
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the General Purpose Veterans Fund at Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, Volunteer Services, 113 Holland Ave., Albany, NY 12208.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared online at www.hellerskinnerfh.com.
Care is entrusted to Heller & Skinner Funeral Home, Worcester.
Published on December 3, 2019