Peter Berwind Schiffer, 1948-2008

Our condolences go out to the friends, family and co-workers of Peter Berwind Schiffer, 60, who passed away Dec. 19 of a heart attack.

Mr. Schiffer was the founder of Schiffer Publishing Ltd. of Atglen, Pa., which is located on the Schiffer Book Farm, approximately 30 minutes east of Lancaster, Pa. He also authored several collecting and special-interest books.

Schiffer Publishing specializes in a wide variety of book subjects, ranging from antiques and collectibles to lifestyle to aviation and military history.

Schiffer is survived by his wife of 35 years, Nancy Nutt Schiffer; his mother, Margaret Berwind Schiffer; a sister, Susan Berwind Schiffer; and two sons, Herbert and Peter.

Online condolences can be posted on the Wilde Funeral Home Web site: