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Robert Jerome Pifer

Passed away peacefully on April 8, 2016 after a brief illness. He was 92 years old. Robert was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 3, 1924. Robert enlisted in the United States Navy on September 1, 1942 and served his country with distinction in the Pacific Theatre until his honorable discharge on February 27, 1946. Robert was married to the love of his life, Patricia Pierce Pifer on July 6, 1946 in Hollywood, California. Robert and Patricia had hoped to make their 70th wedding anniversary. Bob and Pat resided in Manhattan Beach, California and raised three children in their home of 66 years, Pamela R. Pifer, Richard G. Pifer and Paul D. Pifer (Deborah). Robert adored his three grandchildren, Kimberly Pifer, Matthew Pifer (Aurelia Pifer) and Tiffany Markowski (Christopher Markowski). Bob was active in the Freemasons and served as Grand Master, American Legion and was a member of the Manhattan Beach School Board from 1969 to 1972. After retiring from TRW after 32 years as an Aerospace Engineer, Bob and Pat spent time traveling the world. Hawaii was a second home to them and they spent many happy months enjoying the warm tropical breezes of Waikiki. Bob was an avid gardener and a doting grandfather. He will be terribly missed by his family who loved him and will remain in their hearts forever. Interment will be at Riverside National Cemetery on April 27, 2016. Please sign guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits
Published in Daily Breeze from Apr. 22 to Apr. 26, 2016
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