Northumberland - Ann S. Peifer, 78 of Essex Lane passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 surrounded by her family at home.
Ann was born April 15, 1942 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania daughter of the late Kenneth and Shirley (Reichert) Smith. On August 24, 1963 she married Dale R. Peifer who survives. She was a 1960 graduate of Trevorton High School and later attended Empire Beauty School. She began her employment with Hall's Motor Transit and later worked in the offices of Weis Markets. She then began her career as a beautician and owner of Ann Peifer’s Beauty Shoppe located in her home in Northumberland.
Ann was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Northumberland where she was active on many committees always giving back to both church and community.
In addition to her husband of 56 years, Ann is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Chris A. and Diane L. Peifer of Northumberland, two grandchildren, Franklin and Brett (Courtney), great-grandchildren, Jordan, Brynn, Brooke, Brody and Blakley and one brother and sister-in-law, Craig and Dee Smith of Northumberland.
A private funeral service, for the immediate family only, will be held at a later date with the Rev. Leslie Halchak officiating. Burial will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington. Contributions in Ann's memory may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 300 Sixth Street, Northumberland, PA 17857
Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King Street, Northumberland.
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