Florence "Mae" (Edwards) Peiffer

May 9, 1929 ~ July 18, 2019 (age 90)


Florence "Mae" Peiffer, 90, of Summit Station, passed away Thursday, July 18th, at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.

Born in Philadelphia on May 9, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Harry & Ruth (Thomson) Edwards.

She was the widow of Russell L. Peiffer, who passed away on December 24, 2016.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mae is also preceded in death by her grandson, DJ Peiffer on March 3, 2007, her son, Brian Peiffer in March 3, 2015, and her brothers: Harry, & Paul Edwards.

Shewas a graduate of Cressona High School, Class of 1948.

Mae was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ of Summer Hill, Auburn.She also belonged the Cressona Rainbow Women's Auxiliary.

Mae owned and operated Peiffer's Blue Mountain Auto Treat with her husband from 1954 to 1971.She worked at Argo Textile Factory until her retirement.

Florence is survived by two daughters: Ruthann Freeman & husband, Kenneth, TX, and Janet Rodnick & husband, Nicholas, Summit Station, two sons: Richard Peiffer & wife, Annette, Elkton, MD, and David Peiffer, widower of Janet, Summit Station.

She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and four siblings: Robert, John "Jack", and George Edwards, and Sara "Ella" Krause.

A viewing will be held Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc., Schuylkill Haven.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc., Schuylkill Haven, on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Kenneth McDowell officiating.

An additional viewing hour will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Interment will follow the funeral service at Summer Hill Cemetery, Auburn.

To send flowers to Florence "Mae" (Edwards) Peiffer's family, please visit our floral section.


July 22, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Celebration of Life
July 23, 2019

10:30 AM

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