William D. Peifer, Royersford, PA., passed away on Thursday January 25th, 2024 at Phoenixville Hospital of natural causes.
He is survived by his wife Racine L. (Whitman) and son David A. Peifer, both of Royersford. He was preceded in death by son William D. Peifer Jr. and daughter Anne L. Peifer, brother Jack Peifer and parents Harold and Florence Peifer.
William was born in Reading, Pa and then lived in Lebanon, PA. He graduated Lebanon Sr. High School class of 1957. William attended Carnegie College, Cleveland, Ohio and earned a degree in Laboratory Science. William was also a member of the United States National Guard.
William was very active in the Dairy industry in Pennsylvania. He was employed with Lehigh Valley Dairies as Vice President of Operations and Rosenberger’s Dairies as President, CEO. William served on many boards, charities and volunteer organizations throughout the years. He enjoyed the last 22 years in retirement with his wife. Bill was an avid and passionate golfer and could always be found on one of the many golf courses in the area. A kind man, great husband and father and good friend to many, he will be missed.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday February 21, 2024 at 10:30 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Ltd., 329 N. Lewis Rd., Royersford, PA 19468. Interment will be private. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 9:00-10:15 AM at the funeral home. A Celebration of life will follow at Copperfield's restaurant.