Michael (Mickey) Pieffer

In Memoriam

Below is the death notice of Michael "Mickey" Pieffer, Father of Francis "Frank" Pieffer, Class of 1998 and St. Edward High School Staff Member, Nicole Pieffer-Barker. Father-in-law of St. Edward High School Staff Member, Jaclyn Pieffer. Grandpa of Grayden "Grady" Lentz-Pieffer, Class of 2023, Braeden Barker, Class of 2024 and Francis "Frankie" Pieffer, Class of 2027. Please keep the Pieffer and Barker families in your prayers.

Michael (Mickey) Pieffer, 68, of Cleveland, Ohio passed away January 13, 2024. He was born February 13, 1955, in Camp Kilmer, New Jersey at the US Army Hospital to Walter and Mary Pieffer.

He attended James Ford Rhodes High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a longtime football coach at St. Vincent DePaul School in Cleveland, a mentor to many young kids from the area, avid golfer, and sports fan. He worked for many years in the trucking industry and was active in the Cleveland Traffic Club.

Mickey is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Mary and survived by his loving wife, Mary Laura, his children, Frank (Jaclyn), and Nicole (Nate), his adoring grandchildren, Grady, Braeden, Frankie, Lucy, Annie, Wyatt, and Eli, his brothers and sister, Nancy, Bo, Pat, Danny, and Dale.

His funeral mass will be held at 11AM on Friday, February 9th at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church (13400 Lorain Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44111). Family and friends are invited to a celebration of his life at PJ McIntyre’s (17119 Lorain Ave) in West Park after the mass.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation “In memory of Mickey Pieffer” to St. Vincent DePaul Parish (13400 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44111).

Posted on: January 24, 2024

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Michael (Mickey) Pieffer

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