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Community mourns passing of Briggs

November 18, 2010

Photo Courtesy of Allie Briggs’ Family Members Local Legend Alvin “Allie” Briggs, Jr., founder of Allie’s Donuts and Allie’s Tack and Feed Shop on Quaker Lane in NK, passed away Friday evening in Florida surrounded by family.

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The founder of Allie’s Donuts and Allie’s Tack and Feed Shop on Quaker Lane, North Kingstown, Frederick Alvin “Allie” Briggs, Jr., 82, passed away Nov. 12 in Florida. He’s being remembered as a hard working businessman who lived for his community and family and who taught his seven children the value of a hard days’ work.
Briggs retired from the donut and tack business in 1986 and moved to Polk City, Fla., with his wife Lucile.
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