Theodore J "Ted" Schleifer

March 5, 1945 ~ December 22, 2020 (age 75)


On December 22, 2020, Theodore J. “Ted” Schleifer III, age 75, of North Braddock, received
eternal life and was reunited with his late parents, Theodore J. and Evelyn F. (McClelland)
Schleifer Jr. Theodore was the owner of the Schleifer Funeral Chapel and Professional Funeral
& Cremation Services of North Braddock. He was a graduate of St. Thomas District High
School, Class of 1963, Duquesne University, Carlow College and the Pittsburgh Institute of
Mortuary Science and did graduate work as a Reading Specialist at the University of Pittsburgh.
He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish, where he served as a lector and
extraordinary minister of the Eucharist, past president of the Braddock Rotary Club, member of
the Enterprise Zone, member of the Knights of Columbus and the Braddock Elks. He was the
organist at Kerr Presbyterian Church in Penn Hills and a member of the Allegheny County, Steel
Valley, and Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association. He was the brother of William B. (Jean
Ann) Schleifer of Duquesne and Joanne Schleifer of Braddock; uncle of Jenny Lynn Schleifer of
Duquesne, Kristen Marie (Nathan) Matusiak of North East, PA and Bill (Amy) Schleifer of North
Huntingdon; adored and cherished great uncle of Addison Matusiak and Autumn and Savannah
Schleifer. Visitation will be held at his funeral home, SCHLEIFER FUNERAL CHAPEL, 534
JONES AVE., NORTH BRADDOCK on Sunday, December 27, 2020 from 12-7 p.m.
Concelebrated mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 28 at 10:00 a.m. at
Good Shepherd Church, Braddock. EVERYONE SHOULD PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Burial
will follow in Monongahela Cemetery in North Braddock. Memorial contributions may be made
to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, 1 N. Linden St., Duquesne, PA 15110 or Covenant House New York 550 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10018.
Arrangements by his brother, William B. Schleifer and nephew, William Brian Schleifer of the
MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, 412-466-3300. The funeral and burial will
be live-streamed through by clicking on his obituary and
then on the live-stream option at the bottom.

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December 27, 2020

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Schleifer Funeral Home and Chapel
534 Jones Avenue
North Braddock, PA 15104

Funeral Mass
December 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church
Braddock Avenue
Braddock, PA 15104

Video is available for this event

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