Edwin William Pfeiffer, 85, Vero Beach

Edwin William Pfeiffer, 85, died June 11, 2011, in Vero Beach.

He was born in Jersey City, N.J., and lived in Vero Beach for 22 years.

He spent 40 years in the broadcast industry.

Before retirement, he was general manager of television stations in Providence, R.I., Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, Calif.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific.

He was a past member of Hawks Nest Club, Vero Beach (President 1995-1997), Burning Tree Club, Bethesda, Mass., and Oyster Harbors Club, Osterville, Mass.

He was past chairman of the United Way of the National Capital Area.

He graduated from Montclair Academy in Montclair, N.J., and Babson Institute in Wellesley, Mass., class of 1950.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 56 years, Caroline S. Pfeiffer, of Vero Beach; daughters, Suzanne Pfeiffer, of Chicago and Christine Pfeiffer, of Sea Bright, N.J.; and sister, Helene Yamarick, of Glen Mills, Pa.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, P.O. Box 644, Vero Beach, FL 32961.

Services will be private.

Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach.

A guestbook is available at www.lowtherfuneralhome.com.

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