Herman Frederick Pfeifer, 86 of Manasquan Park passed away on Saturday February 6, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Herman was born in Elizabeth, NJ on December 18, 1934, to Herman and Barbara Oppenhauser Pfeifer. Herman was raised in Roselle, NJ and attended Roselle schools graduating from Roselle High School. After high school, Herman served in the United States Coast Guard as a Storekeeper/Second Class Petty Officer. While serving, he was stationed in Iceland and crossed into the “Realm of the Arctic Circle”. During his time in service, the Lebanese Crisis was taking place. After his Honorable Discharge, he worked for E.H. Allen and Sons, Inc. as Sales/Operations Manager and advanced to Vice President until his retirement. Following retirement Herman became a Sextant of the Church of St. Uriel the Archangel, Sea Girt, NJ. Herman was a lifetime member of both the Manasquan Elks Lodge #2534 and the Deutscher Club of Clark, NJ. he was also a Scout Master of Troop 82 , Wall, NJ. He also was a Citizen volunteer for the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Department. Herman was a member of the Manasquan Fishing Club and enjoyed surf fishing off Sea Girt Beach. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
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Herman is survived by his loving wife of 57 years. They lived in Garwood, NJ before moving to Cherry Street, Manasquan Park, NJ. Herman is also survived by his eldest son, Peter James Pfeifer, his wife Megan and grandchildren, Sean and Mary of Point Pleasant, NJ and his youngest son Scott Benjamin Pfeifer, his wife Janis, grandchildren Landon and Lillian of Tampa, Florida and Brittany Bruneel, and husband Patrick, of Louisville, Kentucky.
Arrangements are under the care of Orender Family Home for Funerals, Manasquan. Interment will be at the Brig Gen William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ at a later date. Due to the compassionate care that Herman received while on hospice, in lieu of flowers the family would like memorial donations to be made to your local hospice. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.