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Margaret Peiffer

Margaret Elizabeth Peiffer (Utz)

Friday, September 27th, 1929 - Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Margaret Elizabeth Peiffer, 90, formerly of Ephrata, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

She was born in Newtown Square to the late R. Culton and Marie (Weber) Utz and was the wife of the late William Richard Peiffer who passed away in 2010.

She was a member of St. John Newman Church, Lancaster

Margaret was a bookkeeper for Davis Oil. She enjoyed doing puzzles, gardening, cooking and canning, and entertaining friends and family. She also adored her pet dogs and cats.

Margaret is survived by her daughter, Janet M. DeVito of Lancaster; two grandchildren, Kristina M., wife of Lance Waltman of Pittsburgh, Andrew S., husband of Nicolette Peiffer of Glenmore and two great-grandsons, Miles and Charles Waltman.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Stephen R. Peiffer and two sisters, Helen Rothrock and Marie Carroll.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Stradling Funeral Home, 201 Church Avenue, Ephrata, with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private in the Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore, MD.

If desired, memorial contributions in Margaret's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Greater PA Chapter 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Ephrata.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Stradling Funeral Home, Ephrata
    201 Church Avenue
    EPHRATA, PA 17522
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  • Service

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 2:00pm
    Stradling Funeral Home, Ephrata
    201 Church Avenue
    EPHRATA, PA 17522
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Holy Redeemer Cemetery
    443 Belair Road
    Nottingham, MD 21236
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Donations are being accepted for: Alzheimer's Association, Greater PA Chapter.


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Posted at 01:04am
Such a beautiful woman,I was glad to meet you n spend time with you
May you be at peace ,condolence to the family

Chris Remlinger and Merv Hill

Posted at 06:17pm
We are so sorry for your loss Janet, Kristina and Andrew. She was a wonderful lady . Always a smile on her face and a joy to know. We were so lucky to have gotten to know her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Merv and Chris

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Posted at 03:44pm
With love, Bob and Kathi Peiffer and family
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