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Arthur Gilson Peiffer
Birth: Feb. 18, 1923
Waynesboro
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1998
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA

Arthur G. Peiffer

Arthur G. Peiffer, 75, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, July 5, 1998, at Coffman Nursing Home, Hagerstown.

Born Feb. 18, 1923, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Aaron Gilbert and Ruth Minerva Sprankle Peiffer. He lived his early life in Waynesboro.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Mae Shultz Peiffer, in 1990.

He was a 1941 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

In his early life, he was employed by Landis Machine Co., Waynesboro, and Fairchild Aircraft Manufacturing, Hagerstown. He then worked for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where he worked on the Underground Pentagon Project known as Site R. Prior to retiring in 1981, he worked for Washington County Hospital as comptroller for 26 years.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and served during World War II from 1943 to 1945. He was assigned to the 1214th Military Police Co. in the China-Burma-India Theater and was discharged as a corporal.

He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, where he served on the church council, was a lay liturgist and was Sunday School superintendent for 10 years.

He was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, Hagerstown; Acacia Lodge 586 Free and Accepted Masons, Waynesboro; Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Consistory of Harrisburg, Pa.; Hospital Financial Management Association; charter member of Maryland Chapter of the IIFMA; member of Financial Advisory Committee of the Maryland, D.C., and a member of the Delaware Hospital Association; the Financial Review Board of the Health Services Cost Review Commission and served on various PTAs and CAC committees. He also served on the advisory council of the Ravenwood Lutheran Retirement Village.

He had been a member of the board of Civil Service Examiners at Fort Ritchie.

He is survived by one daughter, Karen S. Peiffer Smyth of Hagerstown; seven sisters, Lenora R. Shatzer of Hagerstown, J. Kathryn O'Donnell and Shirley M. Spealman, both of Chambersburg, Pa., Sandra D. Huber of Fayetteville, Pa., M. Jane Hoffman of Waynesboro, Margaret M. Wagaman of Mont Alto, Pa., and Trudy J. Wagaman of Springfield, Va.; five brothers, Charles A. Peiffer, Gerald E. Peiffer, Kenneth L. Peiffer, all of Waynesboro, Frederick D. Peiffer of Mercersburg, Pa., and Lowell E. Peiffer of West Virginia; one half-sister, Helen L. Minnich of Waynesboro; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Barbara Stenger of Hagerstown.

The Herald Mail
Hagerstown, Maryland
Monday, July 6, 1998
 
 
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 Parents:
  Aaron Gilbert Peiffer (1886 - 1962)
  Ruth Minerva Sprenkle Peiffer (1901 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Mildred Mae Shultz Peiffer (1922 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Lester Peiffer (1907 - 1985)**
  Viola Ruth Peiffer (1909 - 1994)**
  John Norman Peiffer (1910 - 1995)**
  Helen Louise Peiffer Minnich (1911 - 2004)**
  Harold Raymond Peiffer (1912 - 1970)**
  Mildred Evelyn Peiffer Shadle (1916 - 1980)**
  Lenora Rosalie Peiffer Shatzer (1920 - 2012)*
  Charles Aaron Peiffer (1921 - 1999)*
  Arthur Gilson Peiffer (1923 - 1998)
  Jessie Kathryn Peiffer O'Donnell (1924 - 2007)*
  Kenneth Llewelyn Peiffer (1926 - 2014)*
  Mary Jane Peiffer Hoffman (1928 - 2016)*
  Lowell Emmert Peiffer (1932 - 2013)*
  Sandra Darleene Peiffer Huber (1939 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Green Hill Cemetery
Waynesboro
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Bonnie
Record added: Mar 23, 2010
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