Patricia Ann (Seifried) Pfander|
Patricia Ann (Seifried) Pfander, 71, of West Akron, passed away on July 11, 2014 after a long battle with cancer.
Patricia, a life-long Akron resident, attended St. Sebastian Elementary School and graduated from Our Lady of the Elms High School in 1960. Following high school, she entered the convent with the Order of Dominican Sisters, where she taught elementary and junior high school for six years. At the conclusion of her teaching career, she earned her masters degree in Criminal Justice from Xavier University. Returning to the Akron area, she began a 40+ career in social work; most recently as the Senior Probation Officer for the Summit County Court of Common Pleas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Anton George and Martha Ella (Merritt) Seifried, both of Akron. Patricia is survived by her sons, Joe (Katrina) Pfander of Taverneir, Fla., and Jim (Page) Pfander; and her granddaughters, Olivia and Ella of Fairlawn.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Hilary Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15th. Calling hours will be held at Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home on Miller Road in Fairlawn from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 14th. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Patricia's name to the
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from July 13 to July 14, 2014