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1922 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Of Gibsonia, passed away at the age of 92 on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Born on February 23, 1922, and raised in Millvale, he was the beloved son of the late E.B.W. and Mary Olive Pfischner. Robert "Bob" was a WWII Army veteran who served in the Philippines and New Guinea. He also served as a firefighter with Cherry City Volunteer Fire Company in Shaler. Bob attended Robert Morris Business School. He was president of E.T. Lippert Saw Co. and in 1968, was named a director of Millvale Savings and Loan, which eventually became Parkvale Bank, where he served as chairman of the board. He retired from banking at age 89 and at the time of his death, remained on the board of trustees at St. Barnabas Health System and an Elder at First Presbyterian Church of Bakerstown. Bob was married twice, preceded in death by June R. Pfischner (1969) and Viola L. Pfischner (2013). He is survived by daughter, Denise Zeller (David) of Pittsburgh; son, Robert Pfischner of Gibsonia; and stepson, Robert Wooler (Kathleen) of Maple Springs, NY. "Granddad" is also survived by Nicole, Lauren, Birgitta (Nick), Robert, Mariel, and Kate; as well as cousins, nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. He will be remembered fondly for his work ethic, excellent recall of names and numbers, love of travel - especially winters and Thanksgivings in Marco Island, FL- poise, kindness and generosity. A private burial was held in Mt. Royal Cemetery, Glenshaw. All who wish to pay respects are invited to his Memorial Service at the First Presbyterian Church of Bakerstown on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 1 p.m. A luncheon reception will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Bakerstown, P.O. Box 127, Bakerstown, PA 15007 or St. Barnabas Charities, 5850 Meridian Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044. Arrangements entrusted to SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, LTD., Bakerstown. Please offer condolences at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 30 to Apr. 4, 2014
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