Harold Arthur Pfleiderer

September 09, 1942 ‒ October 27, 2020

Galion, Ohio

Harold Arthur Pfleiderer, 78, of Galion was known as a kind and loving husband and father. He passed away at home Tuesday, October 27, 2020 surrounded by his family.

Born September 9, 1942 in Galion, he was the son of the late Lester and Velma (Gerstenslager) Pfleiderer.  Harold married Vickie Diane (Beach) Pfleiderer on June 2, 1962 and she survives.

He was a graduate of Iberia High School in 1960 and worked as a plumber and pipefitter, first for Don Barnett Plumbing and Heating in Galion and then for 30 years at Guenther Mechanical where he retired in 2005. Harold enjoyed farming, traveling, engineering, designing, woodworking and his children and grandchildren.  He was a member of the Union Local #42, Norwalk Plumbers and Pipefitters.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Harold Allen (Kimberely) and Neil Anthony (Kelly) Pfleiderer all of Galion; grandchildren, Ryan (Kristen) Pfleiderer, Jennifer (Mark) Griffin, Brent (Chandell) Pfleiderer, Stacey (Joe) Keller, Kyle (Sabrina) Pfleiderer, Adam (Brooke) Pfleiderer, Ethan (Samantha) Pfleiderer; great-grandchildren, Braelyn, Lillian, Briley, Landon, Lane, Logan, Brogan, April, AliRae, Adam Lee, Harold Robert, Brixden and McKenna Pfleiderer and Austin and Hazel Grace Keller; sister, Carol Martin of Crestline, sister-in-law, Dorothy Pfleiderer of Galion and brother-in-law, Norman Loyer of Mt. Gilead.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Bertha Pfleiderer, brothers, Robert and Gerald Pfleiderer and sisters, Jean Loyer and Shirley Pfleiderer.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 2, 2020 with Pastor Diana Seaman officiating. Burial will follow at Iberia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Avita Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Harold Pfleiderer, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.


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  • Neil and family, Pam and I are truly sorry to hear of your father passing. Please except our heartfelt condolences. Sending prayers.

  • Vicki and family. I am so sorry for your family’s loss. My sincere love and prayers for all joan Jagger

  • Harold was a blessing to all his family. He always gave the great grandkids money gum or candy. He will truly be missed by all that knew and loved him condolences to all

  • Harold and Kim, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Harold Sr. Was a sweet man that truly loved his family. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Diane Jones & family

  • Praying for comfort and strength during this time. So sorry for your loss!

    Dean and Melody Pangborn.

  • Harold,Kim & Family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love the Walker Family Aunt Alice,Bob & Mattie Janie & Tad Vicki & Vaughn.

  • Kim and Harold and family…
    So sorry for your loss… he was a very nice person … I have been around him a lot the past year and he always had a very contagious smile!
    Love ❤️
    Lori Stoney and family

  • Harold and Kim and family So sorry for the loss of your Father. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers!! Al and Barb “Johnson” Mosley

  • Vickie and family, so sorry to hear of your loss! Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time 🙏❤️

  • Harold was such a kind man. May the Lord bless you with comfort and peace as you all go through this sad time of missing him.

  • Thinking of the Pfleiderer Family . We are expressing our thoughts and special comfort to you at this time. Harold was a good friend and neighbor.

  • To the family of Harold, so sorry for your loss. Harold was our classmate at Iberia High. Our prayers are with you, the Class of 60……

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I have a lor of memories growing up with Harold and his brothers and sisters. I am praying for God to comfort his family and loved ones.