Theresa Emery

Obituary of Theresa Adele Emery

Deerfield – Theresa Adele (Alcott) Emery, age 93, of Deerfield, died on September 16, 2020, at Hospice of Lenawee. She was born on September 3, 1927, in Deerfield, to Clifford and Juliette (Beaulieu) Laberdee. On September 6, 1947, she married Robert Alcott, and he preceded her in death on May 13, 1997. Theresa then married Herbert J.B. Emery on May 22, 1999, and he preceded her in death on July 26, 2019. Theresa had been employed by the Deerfield Grocery Store for 30 years, retiring in May 1999.  She was a member of Light of Christ Parish (St. Alphonsus Catholic Church) in Deerfield and the Altar Society.  In her free time, she enjoyed playing Bingo, Euchre and Rummy.  She enjoyed spending time with her family at their cabin in Grayling.  Most of all she enjoyed spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

 

Theresa is survived by her daughter, Mary (Michael) Strahan of Riga; grandchildren, Stacie (Jeff) Becker, Chad (Erin) Strahan; great grandchildren, John, Jacob, Luke, Hayden, Carter and Avery; step-children, Patricia (Bob) Hixon and Charles (Gloria) Emery; brother, Raymond (Thelma) Laberdee; two sisters, Katheryn Hartman and Geraldine (Sylvanus) Cote, sister-in-law, Barbara Laberdee and honorary daughter, Jeanette Pfeffer.  In addition to her first husband, Robert and second husband, Herbert, she was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Kenneth and Richard Laberdee and brother-in-law Richard Hartman.

 

The Funeral Liturgy for Theresa will be held on Monday, September 21, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at Light of Christ Parish (St. Alphonsus Catholic Church) in Deerfield with Fr. Jeff Poll as celebrant. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 20, 2020, at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield from 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. with a Rosary service at 6:00 p.m. Burial will be in St. Alphonsus Cemetery. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and social distancing restrictions, only a limited number of individuals will be allowed in the chapel at a time and masks are required.

 

You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Light of Christ Parish (St. Alphonsus Catholic Church), Deerfield or to Hospice of Lenawee.  Envelopes are available at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.

 

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Sunday
20
September

Visitation

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home - Blissfield
9205 E. U.S. Hwy. 223
Blissfield, Michigan, United States
(517) 486-4400
Sunday
20
September

Rosary Service

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home - Blissfield
9205 E. U.S. Hwy. 223
Blissfield, Michigan, United States
(517) 486-4400
Monday
21
September

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, September 21, 2020
Light of Christ Catholic Parish (St. Alphonsus)
222 Carey St
Deerfield , Michigan, United States
Monday
21
September

Funeral Liturgy

11:00 am
Monday, September 21, 2020
Light of Christ Catholic Parish (St. Alphonsus)
222 Carey St
Deerfield , Michigan, United States
Monday
21
September

Burial

12:15 pm
Monday, September 21, 2020
St. Alphonsus Cemetery
Deerfield Petersburg Road
Deerfield, Michigan, United States
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