Briscoe, Charles Bernard
Birth: Friday, May 16, 1919
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Monday, January 23, 2017 at the age of 97
Laid to Rest: Friday, February 03, 2017 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Charles Bernard Briscoe, of La Plata, Maryland passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at the Hospice House of Charles County in Waldorf, Maryland. Charles was born to William Bernard Briscoe and Mae Ruth Kelly Briscoe on May 16, 1919. He was 97 years old. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Dorothy Wills Briscoe, son, William Bernard Briscoe, brother, William L. Briscoe and sister, Mary L. Banks.
He is survived by five of his children, Mary Jane Short (Cecil), Charles Elwood Briscoe (Katie), James Russell Briscoe, Rev. Francis Leon Briscoe (Rev. Flower) and Barbara Elaine Jennings (Joe), a sister, Marian E. Farrar, 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 201 St. Mary's Avenue, La Plata, Maryland 20646 on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 7:30-8:30am, Tributes 8:30-8:50am, Funeral Mass 9:00am. Interment 11:00am at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, Maryland 20623. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in the memory of Charles Bernard Briscoe to Hospice of Charles County, Inc., 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, Maryland 20603. Arrangements by Thornton Funeral Home.