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“Jeannine,So very sorry for your loss. My condolences and prayers go out to you and your family. May God be with you in your time of need. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Virginia Geoffrion - Huntsville, AL

“So sad to hear of your mama's passing. She is among the angels watching over us. Love you all <3 ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Tiffany Benoit - South Grafton, MA

“My heart goes out to the Briand family during this time of great loss and grief. May God strengthen,comfort and keep you all. Let her legacy live on....Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Mario W - Rutland, MA

“We light this candle out of love and honor for Dorothy. She was a kind hearted and beautiful woman inside and out. She will be sadly missed by her...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Tesa, Nana, Jerry and JB Briggs - MA

“Jeanine, I'm so sorry for your loss. Keeping you close in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Sheila Briggs - Tyngsboro, MA

“The Briand Family,Our thoughts and our prayers are with you. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Sandy & David Brunelle - FL

“Mark and family,Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Paul & Darlene Noble ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Paul & Darlene Nob,e - Ottawa, ON

“I am so sorry for your loss Jeannine.. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family my friend ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Christene Hamm - Millis, MA

“Mark, Jeannine & Glenn, my heartfelt sympathies to you all. She was an amazing woman and may your memories of your Mom bring you too many smiles to...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Sharon Canning - Worcester, MA

“Glenn, Jason and Family,Very sorry to hear this sad news.Please know you are in my thoughts at this difficult time. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Michelle Roy - Nirthbridge, MA


Dorothy (Gagner) Briand, 79, of Worcester, passed away on May 8th, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Her husband, Albert J. Briand, Jr., died in 1977. Her companion, Robert J. Morris died in 1997. Dorothy leaves her 3 children, Mark A. Briand and wife Helen of Rutland; Jeannine Karre and husband Richard of Worcester and Glenn A. Briand and wife Cheryl also of Worcester. She also leaves 9 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and her nieces and nephews. Mrs. Briand was a waitress for many years, most of them at Messier's Diner and the P.N.I. Club. Dorothy was also an avid bingo player, loved the Red Sox and adored her family.
Calling hours for Dorothy will be held on Thursday May 12, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward Street. Burial will be private in Pine Grove Cemetery, Spencer.