Miriam H. Peifer89, Weis Markets retiree, enjoyed traveling

By on October 5, 2011

Miriam H. Peifer, 89, formerly of East Petersburg, passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at Landis Homes Retirement Community.

Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Harvey B. and Esther (Burkhart) Herr. She was the wife of the late Daniel R. Peifer.

She graduated from East Lampeter High School and worked at Weis Markets for 25 years. She enjoyed traveling, cooking and playing Scrabble. She was a member of East Petersburg Mennonite Church.

Surviving are three sons: Jay L., husband of Eleanor Brubaker Peifer; Donald R., husband of Edith Mayer Peifer; and J. Larry, husband of Bonnie Bitzer Peifer; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Her memorial service was held at Landis Homes, East Bethany Chapel, Lititz, on Sept. 30. Interment was private.

In lieu of flowers, send donations to Landis Homes Benevolent Fund at the above address. Furman Home for Funerals, Leola, was in charge of the arrangements.

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