Theodore Lee Pifer, 76, of Cherry Grove, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at Cambridge Warren.
Ted was born Dec. 18, 1944, in Punxsutawney, Pa., the son of the late Martin and Elsie Shepler Pifer.
He was a 1962 graduate of Reynoldsville, Sykesville High School. He served two years in the U.S. Army and was a U.S. Army Reservist. He was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska, when the devastating earthquake took place there.
Ted was a gentleman farmer and kept an interesting variety of several animals through the years. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed hunting out west. He accomplished the Triple Trophy in Pennsylvania.
Ted is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carolyn K. Pifer, whom he married on July 31, 1965; two children: Darren (Deanna) Pifer of Warren, and Jody (Larry) Blankenship of Kane; two sisters: Diane (Mike) of Indiana, Pa., and Nancy Yohe of Hermitage, Pa; sister-in-law, Donna Pifer of Morgantown, Va.; four grandchildren: David and Matthew Blankenship and Darren and Amanda Pifer; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Ted was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Pifer; two brothers-in-law; Delbert Yohe and Gwynne Dean.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD, 21741
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