Edna Mae Pifer, age 95, passed away May 7, 2017.

Edna was born in Mansfield, Ohio December 26, 1921. Her family moved to Wadsworth, Ohio where she lived most of her life. She attended Wadsworth High School.

Mom married her high school sweetheart, Albert (Tuck) Pifer January 14, 1939. Mom and Dad were married 74 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Lena Powell, her husband Tuck and her 6 siblings; Gladys, Helen, Roy, Clyde, Ruth and Lois.

She worked at the Babcox and Wilcox Company for 3 years as a Rosie the Riveter during World War II. She also worked at Hallies at Summit Mall and Ladrach’s Shoe store in Wadsworth. She was a member of The Wadsworth Hospital Auxzillary as a volunteer for a time. She attended The First Christian Church in Wadsworth.

She loved Christmas time; decorating the house, and making floral arrangements. She also loved shopping with her sisters, wearing earrings, working in the yard, cooking, especially baking wonderful cookies and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She leaves behind 3 children, JoAnn, Gail, Dan and (Cathi) Pifer, 7 grandchildren; Carrie (Dave) Kelly, Kim (Kent), Amy (Lee), Becca (Joe), Katie (Adam) and Joe (Taylor), 15 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren.

Mom was a beautiful woman inside and out. Most of all she was a wonderful mother that always put her family first.

We will love and remember her forever ~Your Family

We wish to thank Crossroads nurses and all the other people from Crossroads who gave our mother such wonderful care, especially her granddaughter Kelly Hoeft of Crossroads.

Memorial service will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 11 am at Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman Street in Wadsworth, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Burial at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home