Miriam Therese Teifer, age 76, of May Street, Bath, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 23 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, surrounded by her loving family.

Miriam Therese Teifer, age 76, of May Street, Bath, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 23 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on July 2, 1933 in Ecorse, Michigan, the daughter of Arthur and Bernadette Laginess Vaillancourt.
She was predeceased by her sisters, Margaret, Bernadine, and Patricia.
She was a beloved wife of 55 years and loving mother, grandmother, and aunt to her surviving family; husband, Jerry Teifer of Bath; six daughters, Susan (Rick) Robinson of Binghamton, New York, Bridget (Denis) Reynolds of Almond, New York, Amy (John) Slavik of Vestal, New York, Martha Squires of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, Gretchen Teifer-Helms of Shrub Oak, New York and Sara (Peter) Chatfield of Cornwall, New York; ten grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
Miriam was a wonderful homemaker and a daily communicant at St. Mary’s Church in Bath.
Friends may call from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 28 at Fagan’s Funeral Home, Bath. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 29 at St. Mary’s Church, 32 East Morris Street, Bath, with Reverend Jim Jaeger celebrant, assisted by Deacon Dave LaFortune.
Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Bath.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations in Mrs. Teifer’s name be made to St. Mary’s Church, 32 East Morris Street, Bath, NY 14810