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Harold E. Pfeiffer

Obituary for Harold E. Pfeiffer

August 17, 1924 - November 9, 2019
Warminster, Pennsylvania | Age 95

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Harold E. Pfeiffer, of Warminster, passed away on Saturday evening, November 9, 2019. He was 95 years old. Harold was born on August 17, 1924 in Philadelphia to the late John C. Pfeiffer, Sr. and Caroline (née Alexander) Pfeiffer. He was the husband to the late Lorraine C. (née Greenig) Pfeiffer who passed away in 1997.

Harold served honorably in the United States Navy in the South Pacific on the USS Wilkes DD-441 Gleaves-class destroyer during WWII from 1943 to 1946. His ship was detailed to escort carrier groups into battle. Harold worked as a Superintendent for the Heritage Door Company in Philadelphia for over 35 years. In his free time, Harold enjoyed fishing, boating, and hunting. He loved to dance and play music at family functions, holidays, especially sing and play music for his grandchildren. He liked to play guitar, harmonica, drums, accordion, and the keyboard, some of them at the same time.

Harold is survived by his children: Harold E. Pfeiffer, Jr., George A. Pfeiffer and his wife Deborah, and Barbara J. Bainbridge and her husband Douglas as well as his grandchildren: Sean Pfeiffer, Danielle Pfeiffer, Jacqueline Pfeiffer , Sarah Pfeiffer, Tiffany Tobin and her husband Tim, Taryn Bainbridge and his great-grandchildren: Ava and Olivia Wall, and Timothy Tobin. Harold is predeceased by his brothers: Andrew Pfeiffer, John C. Pfeiffer, Jr., Frederick Pfeiffer, and Albert Pfeiffer.

Relatives and friends are invited to Harold's Life Celebration on Monday, November 18, 2019 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Craft-Givnish of Abington, Inc. 1801 Old York Rd. Abington, PA 19001 followed by his funeral service at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Whitemarsh Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in Harold's name may be made to a veteran's organization of one's choice. Family services are entrusted under the care of Craft-Givnish of Abington, 215-659-2000.

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