Donald Eugene Pfeiffer, 83, of Grantsville, MD, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 19, 2019, surrounded by his family at WMHS Regional Medical Center, Cumberland, MD.
Born July 23, 1936, in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Horace and Margaret (Fornoff) Pfeiffer. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Lewis Pfeiffer.
Mr. Pfeiffer was a configuration specialist for the Naval Surface Weapons Center, Silver Spring, MD, retiring after 36 years of service. He also worked at Keyser’s Ridge Trading Post, retiring a second time after 12 years.
Donald was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was greatly loved and will be missed. He was an avid hunter and greatly enjoyed the outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara E. (Conrad) Pfeiffer; one son, Donald G. Pfeiffer, Baltimore; two daughters, Deborah Pfeiffer, Baltimore; Joy L. (John) Homa, Grantsville; one sister, Charlotte (Raymond) Zehnacker, Rockville, MD; eight grandchildren, Nicole, Cassandra, Logan, Jason, Devin, Cameron, Ryan and Kaitlyn; and six great-grandchildren.
At his request he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
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