TAUNTON – Beatrice F. (Paulowsky) Briggs, 90, died at her home Sunday, April 5, 2009. Born in Brockton, the daughter of the late Frank and Beartrice (Stutz) Paulowsky, she was the wife of Donald W. Briggs of Taunton.
Educated in the Brockton Public Schools and a resident of Taunton for more than forty-five years, Mrs. Briggs retired in December, 1983, as a packer at the Swank Company in Taunton. She enjoyed dancing with her husband and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Briggs was the mother of Karen Carolan of Rehoboth, Gail Burke and her husband Thomas of Norton, and the late Lauren Xuerbe. She was also the mother-in-law of the late Edward Carolan, and the sister of the late Prudence Dillion. She was the grandmother of Jeffrey, Scott, Ashley, Andrew, Edward and Paul, as well as the great-grandmother of Kalin Silvia.
At the request of Mrs. Briggs, funeral and interment services will be private. Interment will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Arrangements are by THE CRAPO-HATHAWAY FUNERAL HOME, 350 Somerset Ave. (Route 138 South), Taunton. To LIGHT A CANDLE, SIGN THE MEMORIAL REGISTER, or consult THE GRIEF LIBRARY, please log on to www.hathawayfunerals.com., or telephone 508/822-3318.