Sylvia Mae (Harter) Pifer, age 92, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021 at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville.
Sylvia was born on July 17, 1928 in Bolivar NY to the late Merlin & Alta (Potter) Harter. On December 3, 1946 she married Harmon Pifer Sr.
Sylvia was a seamstress and worked with several organizations over the years. She was also a life-long member of the Webster Crossing UMC. More than anything, Sylvia enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Sylvia is predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Harmon, who passed away in 2006; 6 brothers, and 1 sister.
Sylvia is survived by her children: Anna (Jim McMahon) Kline, Linda Beuter, Harmon (Diane) Pifer Jr., George (Liz) Pifer, & Daniel (Shirley) Pifer; her siblings: Edith Stout, Fred (Vicki) Harter & Frank (Kathleen) Harter; 8 grandchildren, & 14 great-grandchildren.
Family & friends are invited to call from 4-7 on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home in Wayland. A graveside service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Pleasant Valley West Cemetery on Moose Road. Everyone is reminded that facial coverings, social distancing and no-contact policies will be in place at the funeral home and at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to the Webster Crossing UMC (7260 NY-15, Springwater NY 14560).