Schenectady- It is with great sadness that the family of Robert Arthur Pfeiffer announces his peaceful passing at Albany Medical Center on February 3, 2020 at the age of 89. He was born on August 23, 1930 to William and Julia Pfeiffer. He was predeceased by wife Lorraine Pfeiffer and daughter Linda Pfeiffer.
Robert will be lovingly remembered by his brother Richard (Nancy) Pfeiffer, his sons, Kenneth and Roger Pfeiffer and Kurt Kapelle as well as his respective daughter in laws Nonagail and Paz Pfeiffer and Merly Kapelle. He will also be fondly remembered by his grandchildren, Kory, Garett (wife Yolanda), Zachary, Laurie, Alia and Marybelle; great grandchildren, Dylan Kapelle and Daphne Drobish are also suffering the loss of this great loving man. Robert will be sorely missed by extended family and dear friends.
Robert was a very gentle man who loved his family. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean conflict. He later obtained a Master’s degree in Mathematics, working for Knolls Atomic before teaching computer science at SUNY Albany for the majority of his career. He loved to play bridge and help anyone who needed it with any math problem.
Calling hours will be held at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Road, Albany, New York on Saturday February 15, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. A funeral service will be held Saturday February 15, 2020 at 11:00 am. Burial will follow the service at Memory Gardens in Colonie NY. All are welcome to attend.