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Obituary of Edward Emil Pfefferkorn
Edward E. Pfefferkorn passed away at his home in Denville, NJ, surrounded by his family on January 12, 2023, at the age of 92.
Born and raised in Garfield, he had lived in Bloomfield for many years before moving to Parsippany, NJ 51 years ago.
Edward proudly served in the United States Merchant Marines. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University and Stevens Institute of Technology, he also attended Bloomfield College. He worked until 1985 as an Industrial Engineer at Western Electric he then continued working as a Professor at Bloomfield College before retiring in 1996. He loved restoring classic cars, owning as many as five at a time, his favorites being his Packard and his Jaguar. He also loved to play golf and work in his yard.
Edward is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Barbara Ann (Peters) Pfefferkorn of Parsippany. He is also survived by his loving children Carolyn and her husband Ken Olsen of Randolph, NJ, and Jeffrey Pfefferkorn of Mexico. His adoring grandchildren Ava, Aidan and Abby Olsen and Eddie and Olivia Pfefferkorn also survive him.
Visitation will be held on Thursday January 19, 2023 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM at Norman Dean Home for Services 16 Righter Avenue Denville, NJ 07834 www.normandean.com. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00AM on Friday January 20, 2023 at St. Mary’s Church 15 Myers Avenue Denville, NJ 07834. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery 340 Ridge Road North Arlington, NJ 07031.
Memorial donations can be made in his memory to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by way of inmemof.org.
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