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Verga, Theresa A. September 24, 1933 - June 2, 2024

Date of Funeral

June 11, 2024

Theresa A. Verga, age 90, of Waterford, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2024 at Saint Vincent Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of the late Madeline Riazzi Sosinski, born in Erie on September 24, 1933.

Theresa grew up in the Little Italy neighborhood of Erie where she met her future husband, Robert D. Verga. When he returned home from serving in the military, they were married in 1961 and began raising their family. They built a home in Waterford and moved there in the early 1970’s. Theresa was a loving and caring mother who would always put her family first, and she enjoyed her bingo and cards. She retired after 25 years of employment at Carlisle’s, former Johnson Controls, and she was a member of All Saints Parish in Waterford.

Family members include two daughters, Ann Marie Verga of Millcreek, and Robin Lynn Kupniewski and husband James of Waterford; four grandchildren- Christopher and Greg Verga, and Brandon and Andrew Kupniewski; and two great-grandchildren, Enzo and Lily. Theresa was preceded in death by her mother, her husband Robert on May 21, 1999, and her son Paul Verga on May 31, 2023.

Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Friday, June 7th from 5-8 pm. A memorial mass will be held at All Saints Catholic Church in Waterford on Tuesday, June 11th at 10:00 am.

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Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Friday, June 7th from 5-8 pm. A memorial mass will be held at All Saints Catholic Church in Waterford on Tuesday, June 11th at 10:00 am.

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