Alma Seline Pfaff Todt, 77, of Petersburg, passed away at Chippenham Medical Center on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.
She was the widow of John P. Todt, and the daughter of the late Gerald and Mary Anthony Pfaff. Mrs. Todt was an alumni of Delone Catholic High School in Hanover, Pa. She was retired from the Petersburg Public Schools Food Service Division and loved to read, crochet and play the organ, in which she played at St. John's Catholic Church for many years. She was a member of the Woman's Auxiliary of the J. Thompson Wyatt American Legion Post #2 in Petersburg.
She is survived by her children; daughters, Tanya Lipford, Jolene Cave and husband, Michael, of Hopewell, Norene Lovdahl and husband, Ted, of Newport News; son, John A. Todt and wife, Roxann, of McKenney; grandchildren, Crystal Phillips and husband, Fred, Kelly Lipford, Brandi Daniel and husband, Stephen, Katie Lipford, Theodore Lovdahl IV and wife, Typhany, Samantha Larned and Ashley Lovdahl; great-grandchildren, Kaishawn Lipford, Megan Taylor, Adrionnah Lipford, Bailee and Wyatt Daniel, Reese Phillips, and Annie and Theodore Lovdahl V; a brother, Gerald Pfaff of McSherrystown, Pa.; and a sister, Helena Rohrbaugh of Littlestown, Pa.; and a devoted sister-in-law, Susan Rizzo and husband, Carmen, of Norristown, Pa.; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
A rosary service will begin at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, followed by visitation from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Petersburg Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3935 S. Crater Road. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, 7215 Squirrel Level Road, Petersburg, VA 23805, with Father Chris Hess officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. John's Catholic Church Beautification Fund or to the
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