Donald J. Pieper

September 25, 1948 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 73)


Ilion, NY - Donald J. Pieper, 73, died unexpectedly Friday, January 7, 2022, at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare in Utica, NY 13502 Utica after a brief illness.

Born in Troy, he was son of the late Stephen Pieper and Myrtle (Sliter) Pieper and husband for 42 years of Peggy (Burt) Pieper. He was raised in Albia and has resided in Ilion for the past 20 years. Donald was a graduate of Troy High School.

Don was an iron worker and head metal sawyer for Maximum Security Products Corp. in Waterford for over 20 years and retired in 1998

Donald was an avid skier, cigar smoker  and enjoyed building model airplanes.

Survivors in addition to his wife, include his stepson, Bernard P. Harrington, III., Troy; his grandchildren, Cara Harrington and Jake Lanzillo and their mother Francesca Harrington; his siblings, Arline Welch and Bruce Pieper; and his dog, Sammy the Bull.  He was predeceased by his brother, Arden Pieper.

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 4- 6PM.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, at 11AM at the funeral home. Face coverings and social distancing are required.

Interment will be in  Elmwood Hill Cemetery Troy.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Donald Pieper to the ASPCA

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January 12, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Funeral Service
January 13, 2022

11:00 AM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180


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