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Ernest H. Pfanstiehl
CRANSTON - Ernest H. Pfanstiehl, 79, of Cranston died peacefully Monday, 12/12/11 with his family by his side. He was the husband of Louise (Davis) Pfanstiehl. Born in Providence, a son of the late Louis J.M. and Nellie (James) Pfanstiehl, he was a retired teamster, retiring in 1987. He worked for Mitchell Transport for 26 years. He was an Army Korean War veteran and he was a steward at the Pawtuxet Athletic Club and a member of the Gaspee Committee.
Besides his wife, he leaves his children; Carol Ann Baker and her husband Mark, Donna Palardy and husband William, Jr., Paul Pfanstiehl, Louis J.M. Pfanstiehl, Thomas Pfanstiehl and wife Deborah, Brent Pfanstiehl and wife Dana, 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Christiaan, Elizabeth, Louis and Helen.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, 12/16, at 11:00 AM at Trinity Church, 139 Ocean Ave., Cranston. Burial will follow to Highland Memorial Park, Johnston.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250.