Theodore Lee Pifer

Born: Mon., Dec. 18, 1944
Died: Wed., Sep. 29, 2021


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Theodore Lee Pifer, 76, of Cherry Grove, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at Cambridge Warren. Ted was born December 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 an 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 PA. 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, Jody (Larry) Blankenship of Kane; two sisters, Diane (Mike) of Indiana, PA., Nancy Yohe of Hermitage, Pa; sister-in-law Donna Pifer of Morgantown, VA.; four grandchildren, David and Matthew Blankenship, 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 Those wishing to make online condolences may do so by visiting www.petersonblickfuneralhome.com

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Jenny Gregerson Rose
   Posted Thu September 30, 2021
May the memories made throughout the years bring you all comfort in the days to follow.Alot of memories spent in the hayfield just to get it in before the rain. May you be at peace . Thoughts and prayers to Carolyn,Jodie,and Darren and families

Jessica Lippa
   Posted Thu September 30, 2021

Small Spathiphyllum was sent by Alfred State Nursing.

We are so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing, Jody. We are grateful to have you on our team and we are here to support you during this time. Your team at Alfred


April Barr
   Posted Fri October 01, 2021
We are so sorry to hear of Ted's passing. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Anything we can do to help please let us know. I really miss seeing him out and about on his mower or 4-wheeler. He was a great neighbor!!!!

Dale & Linda Eichelberger
   Posted Fri October 01, 2021
We are so sorry to hear of Ted's passing and send our deepest sympathy and prayers of comfort. I will always remember Ted and his love of animals...of all kinds. I still remember the pony rides as a kid when we visited in PA. May he rest in peace and now is free of all discomfort. Love & Prayers Linda and Dale

Gary Kujawa
   Posted Fri October 01, 2021
Sorry to read about Ted's passing. I meant Ted working in Warren almost 50 yrs ago.
Ted and I both liked animals and birds. We had alot of good conversations. Often thought of Ted. You may rest in Peace my friend.

Lamont Littlefield
   Posted Sat October 02, 2021
So sorry for your loss.Ted was a great friend who would do anything to help you. I'll never forget Ted and Darren helping build my house 38 years ago. And all of our great hunting memories.

Matt & Deb (Doyle) Labesky Family
   Posted Sat October 02, 2021
Carol, Darren, Jody and families ~ Deepest Sympathies to all. We are so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories from childhood of Cherry Grove. Each of you are included in those. My dad thought a lot of Ted, and perhaps they will share a cup of coffee, recalling memories, as they watch over. God bless each of you extra at this sad time.

Sharon (Swartz) Petruney
   Posted Sat October 02, 2021
So very sorry to hear of your loss. When I think of your family I always think of the elderberries Ted shared with us a few years ago. He had a lot of wisdom, a kind heart, and he will be deeply missed by many.

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