Esther M. Pifer

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  • "Bonnie and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ..."
    - Karen Arbogast
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    - Bill Wagner
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    - Tony Cutri
  • "So sorry Esther is gone....such a kind fun woman.... James..."
    - james wagner
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Esther M. Pifer of Erie formerly of DuBois, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at St. Mary Asberry Ridge, Erie.
She will be sadly missed by her cherished family and friends.
Born in Sabula, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Mary C. Himes Murray.
Mrs. Pifer was a homemaker and was a custodian for the DuBois Area High School for more than 22 years.
She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church, of DuBois and was a former Sunday school teacher.
Mrs. Pifer is survived by one daughter, Bonnie Jean McGranor of Erie; four grandchildren: Melissa, MIchael, Wendy and Kelly; six great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild on the way. Also surviving two sisters, Virginia I. Lundberg and Ella L. McGranor, both of Erie, also several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lester H. "Red" Pifer; a daughter, Patricia Ann Pifer; an infant son, Lester LaMar; a sister, Ruth E. Murray; and a brother, Melvin L. Murray.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, and from 10 a.m. until the hour of services Monday, Dec. 22 at the Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc., DuBois. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with LaMar Adamson officiating. Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.
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Published in The Courier Express from Dec. 21 to Dec. 22, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc.
142 West Long Ave | Du Bois, PA 15801 | (814) 371-2521
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