Shirley Friedman-Pifer

Dec 20, 2014

Sept. 29, 1935 - Aug. 15, 2007

SANDUSKY - Shirley Friedman-Pifer, 71, of Sandusky and formerly of Monroeville, died Wednesday at her home with her family and loved ones at her side.

She was born Sept. 29, 1935 in Wakeman and was a customer care representative for Periodical Publishers, Sandusky retiring after more than 10 years of service. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sandusky, and a member of the Monroeville American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Carla and Angelo Elliott of Temperance, Mich. and Debra Collingsworth of Sandusky; a son, William "Billy" Friedman of Sandusky; a step daughter, Mary (Harold) Leber of Columbus; step sons, John (Cindi) Pifer, Jim (Sam) Pifer, both of Monroeville, and Bob Pifer; five grandchildren, six step grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Eunice Twaddle of Norwalk; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Sarah (Heitsche) Hand; husbands, William Friedman and John Pifer; a sister, Dora Urbansky; a brother, Gene Hand; and one step grandson.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Prayers will be recited at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home followed by a 2 p.m. Mass of Christian burial at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sandusky. The Rev. Douglas Garand will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio or Erie Residential Living, 706 E. Park St., Sandusky, Ohio.