Bill Pheiffer, former WDEL Delaware announcer, dies

Long-time WDEL sports director Bill Pheiffer died Saturday morning, February 29, 2015, at his home at the age of 90. Pheiffer was a native of Easton, Pennsylvania and graduated from Lafayette College He began his radio and TV career in 1949, and worked at WDEL more than 30 years, as both news and sports director. For many years, starting in the 1960's, Pheiffer broadcast Salesianum football games on WDEL. He also worked with the late Bob Kelly broadcasting University of Delaware football and basketball games in the 1960's and 1980's....more: WDEL Radio

 Born August 30, 1924, he was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. A Navy veteran of WWII, he served in the Pacific as a gunner on a torpedo bomber. After his discharge, Bill graduated from Lafayette College and began a career in television and radio in 1949. - See more at:

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