Donald E. Pifer
Donald E. Pifer, age 86, Maple Avenue, DuBois, Pa., died Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the Punxsutawney Hospital. Born March 18, 1931, in Sykesville, Pa., he was the only child of the late Donald K. and Adeline Alice (Zimmerman) Pifer. His wife of 62 years, Mable C. (Gent) Pifer, survives. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in the Korean War. Donald was the former owner of Keller Bros. Cleaners in DuBois. He also was the office manager/dispatcher for Shaw Trucking in Brockway. He was the past Commander of the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post #17. Donald is survived by his daughters, Pastor Dawn Krishart and her husband, Thomas of Black Lick, Pa. and Kimberly Pifer of DuBois, Pa.; and a son, Philip Pifer and his wife, Misty Perry-Pifer of Sunbury, Ohio. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Jonathan Krishart of Blacklick, Ohio, Matthew Krishart of DuBois, Pa., and Rowan Pifer of Sunbury, Ohio; and two great-grandsons, Cameron and James Krishart. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. from the Light and Life Church with Pastor Mark Lutcher officiating. Memorials may be sent to the American Association of the Blind, 11030 Ables Lane, Dallas, TX 75229. Online condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com. The Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc., DuBois, is in charge of the arrangements.
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