Briggs DarleneBRIGGS, Darlene Agnes (nee Kodes) - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy courageous battle on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the St. Catharines Hospital in her 73rd year.

Darlene will be dearly missed by her loving husband Sean Briggs.

Cherished and always remembered by her children Dan Briggs (Sherry) and Siobhan Peazel (Joe).

Darlene was a loving and devoted caregiver for her four beautiful granddaughters, Ava and Lauryn Briggs, Bridget and Elaina Peazel.

Survived by her brother Ron Kodes (Susan), Darlene’s aunt Agnes and many extended family members from Saskatchewan and the United Kingdom. Predeceased by her parents John and Julia Kodes.

Darlene worked for over 40 years for the Halton Catholic District School Board, in Special Education at both the High School and Elementary School levels. Darlene enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She enjoyed travelling, reading and most importantly spending her time with her four precious granddaughters. Darlene found great comfort and strength in her faith.

Darlene’s family will receive family and friends at the H.L. Cudney Funeral Home, 241 West Main Street, Welland, on Sunday, April 15th from 1-4 p.m. Vigil prayers will be held at the funeral home on Sunday at 1 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held at the Parish Community of St. Kevin, 307 Niagara Street, Welland on Monday, April 16th at 10:00 a.m. Rite of Committal will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

If so desired memorial donations may be made to the Walker Family Cancer Centre or a charity of one’s choice.