Therese M. Emond First

July 4th, 1924 - September 28th, 2018

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     Therese M. (Emond) First, age 94, of Waterford passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born in New Bedford, Mass. on July 4, 1924, a daughter of the late Leo and Yvonne (Dube) Emond.

     Therese had worked in manufacturing most recently at Elgin Electronics. She enjoyed needle point, puzzles, being outside and walks in the woods. Spending time with her grandkids and great grandkids was always something she cherished.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles First; her brothers, Hervey and Normand Emond; an infant daughter and step-sons Robert and Charles First.

     She is survived by her three children, Richard First, Gerald First, wife Cindy, and Bill First, wife Leslie, all of Waterford; five grandchildren, Corwin, Melissa, Sierra, Nevada, and Brandon First; many great grandchildren; a sister, Florence Tanguay, of New Bedford, Mass., a brother, Albert Emond, wife Doris, of East Freetown, MA and a stepson Donald J. First of Warren.

     Friends are invited to call on Friday at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 E. 38th St. from 2:00 p.m. until the time of a funeral services at 3:00 p.m. with Fr. Greg Passauer officiating.

     In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to All Saints Church. 11264 Route 97N, Waterford, PA 16441 or the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater PA Chapter, 1600 Peninsula Drive, Suite 15, Erie, PA 16505.

     Condolences may be expressed at www.bruggerfuneralhomes.com