Ernest T. Briscoe, 52

OCT. 6, 1960-APRIL 22, 2013

April 23, 2013
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Ernest Thomas Briscoe, 52, of 1400 Haven Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, April 22, 2013.

Born Thursday, Oct. 6, 1960, in Leonardtown, Md., he was the son of Ernest Dickens of Lexington Park, Md., and the late Marnette Elise Briscoe.

He was a member of the Moorish Science Temple of America No. 78, where he was the Grand Sheik. He earned certificates in Paralegal Studies and in Fitness and Nutrition. He was a butcher and certified fork lift operator. He was a Alternative to Violence Facilitator and a life member of "Lifestyles."

He is survived by his wife, Patricia "Trish" Briscoe; daughters, LaShawn Dickens of Lexington Park, RayShawn Dickens of Lexington Park, Chantini Somerville of Lexington Park, Katrina Denise Miller of Hagerstown, Amanda Nicole Miller of Hagerstown, and Alicia Yvonne Henderson of Hagerstown; sisters, Patsy Mason and husband, Greg, of Atlanta, Ga., Janice Warren and husband, Godfrey, of Waldorf, Md., and Pam Herbert and husband, William, of Lexington Park; brothers, Henry Briscoe and wife, Deborah, of Lexington Park, Calvin Briscoe and wife, Sherlane, of Savannah, Ga., sister-in-law, Pamela Briscoe of Lexington Park, and special second mother, Mama T of Lexington Park and 16 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Briscoe.

Services will be held Friday, April 26, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd., Hagerstown, with the Henry Briscoe officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, April 26, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Interment will be at the Evergreen Memorial Garden, Great Mills, Md.

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