John “Jack” Peffer

John “Jack” Peffer

John E. “Jack” Peffer, 92, of Clarendon, formerly of Harmony, Jackson Twp, PA, passed peacefully in his home, on Monday, July 22, 2019.

Jack was born on October 16, 1926, in Harmony, PA, son of the late, Dwight E. and Mary Aileen (Biery) Peffer.

Jack was a World War II Veteran, 3rdClass Water Tender and Gunner on the USS Petrof Bay from 1944 1946. He was a self-employed contractor in the Harmony area and worked in the oil fields upon moving to Warren County. He enjoyed working with wood and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Jack was also an active member of the Sheffield VFW and American Legion.

Jack is survived by his three children, Terry (Bonnie) Peffer, of NH, Ronald (Louise) Peffer, of Evans City, and Carol Ann (William) Selepec, of Industry, PA; his three stepchildren, Tom (Dottie) Lobdell, Susie (Sarah ) Lobdell and Amy (Kraig) Bonder; his grandchildren, Randy, Ryan, Rodd, Amber, Mathew, Jeremy, Jessica, Justin, Emily, Drew, Jimmy, Ellie, Chase, Cole; 14 great grandchildren; his sister, Dorothy Preuhs, Woodstock, GA; his brother, Robert D. Peffer; and his wife Ruth of Canon, Colorado; and his friend, Donna Frazier.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Peffer, whom he married on May 23, 1985; one sister; and one grandchild.

Friends will be received from 57 pm on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, 1003 Penna. Ave. E. Warren, PA 16365 and for onehour prior on Thursday, July 25, 2019. A funeral service will follow at 1 pm on Thursday.

Interment will be at Sheffield Cemetery.

The family has requested memorial contributions be given to the American Legion, 412 Pennsylvania Ave W, Warren, PA 16365.

Those wishing to make online condolences may do so by visiting www.petersonblickfuneral home.com