Jennifer L. First

Jennifer L.(Otto) First, 37, of Gilbert SC, formerly of Lafayette, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2019, at her residence. 

Born December 24, 1981, in Bradford, she was a daughter of Theodore and the late Susan (Hoop) Otto.

On September 3, 2016 in a garden ceremony in Lafayette, she married the late Justin First.

Jennifer attended Bradford Area High School and studied nursing at Jamestown Community College.  She formerly worked as a certified nurse assistant at the Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.

She had a passion for rescuing and caring for animals. Enjoyed gardening, canning, attending concerts, listening to music, and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Surviving in addition to her father, is her maternal grandfather Jack Hoop, of Fairplay SC, one sister, Janelle (David) Gingerich, of Harrisburg, one brother, Michael (Christine) Otto, of Bradford, three nieces Cayla Otto, Emma Gingerich, and Elle Gingerich, two nephews, Devan Otto and Grant Otto and many close aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11:00am at the Lafayette Evangelical Christian Church, with Rev. Robert Baldwin officiating. Burial will be in the Lafayette Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are under the the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA, PO Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

Mike, our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.
— Chris & Laurie Patmore

Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this tragic time. My heart aches for you.
— Mary Lynn Rutherford

Please know Ted, that I am with you and praying for you, Mike and jenelle at this time. Jennifer will be missed. Love you
— Ann Whelan

Your will miss. Your where one of a kind rest easy.
— JAMIE THRUSH

Jennifer, you were loved by many and never to be forgotten. My heart and prayers go out to your family. May you rest in eternal peace.
— Rachel Renninger

Ted, thinking of you at this very hard time in your life. May she Rest In Peace.
— Natalie Maynard

Condolences

  • Mike, our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.

    — Chris & Laurie Patmore
  • Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this tragic time. My heart aches for you.

    — Mary Lynn Rutherford
  • Please know Ted, that I am with you and praying for you, Mike and jenelle at this time. Jennifer will be missed. Love you

    — Ann Whelan
  • Your will miss. Your where one of a kind rest easy.

    — JAMIE THRUSH
  • Jennifer, you were loved by many and never to be forgotten. My heart and prayers go out to your family. May you rest in eternal peace.

    — Rachel Renninger