Jean M. Loeffel

Loeffel Jean

Full Name
Jean M. Loeffel

Date of Birth
Thursday, March 15th, 1923

Date of Death
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019


Jean M. Loeffel, age 95, of Erie, passed away Tuesday January 22, 2019.

Jean was born in Erie on March 15, 1923 daughter of the late Clifford L. and Anna Mae Hannigan Pifer. She graduated from Strong Vincent High School in 1941 and worked at the Frost Greenhouses for over 21 years. She was an avid bowler, swimmer and golfer and was a member of the former Asbury Golden Age Club and Mount Calvary Double Nickels.

Along with her parents, Jean was preceded in death by the love of her life of 58 years, Durston J. Loeffel, Sr. along with her sisters Betty Passerotti and Lois Sedler.

She is survived by her daughter Sue Horton of Erie; sons Durston J. Loeffel Jr. and his wife Gail of AZ and Brian C. Loeffel and his wife Darlene of MD.  In addition, she is survived by five grandchildren Marin Velarde (Jose) of AZ, Durstion Johnna AZ, Ashly Loeffel of MD, Julia Puig (Matt) of CA and Michael Horton of CA; and six great-grandchildren Sawyer, Kellan, Rhys, Grace, Cooper and Ella.  She is further survived by two brothers, Mont Pifer (Erie) and Kip (Marilyn) Pifer (FL), as well as several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Home Instead caregivers from the Indiana House who took such good care of Jean over the past three years.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Sunday, February 17th 1:00 pm at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1603 West 32nd Street, Erie, PA 16508 with Pastor Kristen Papson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1603 West 32nd Street, Erie, PA  16508.      

Arrangements are entrusted to Burton Westlake Funeral Home, 3801 W. 26th St. Erie, PA 16506.

Service Information

Sunday, February 17th, 2019, 1:00 PM

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church - 1603 West 32nd Street Erie, PA 16508

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