He was born in Lawrence, MA, the son of Charles W. & Garnett (Eighme) Seifert.
He grew up and was educated in Salem, NH graduating from Woodbury High School in 1963. He received a Bachelors Degree in English Literature from Boston University and a Masters Degree in Humanities from New York University.
He taught English and Theater Arts at Salem High School until his retirement last year. He was Past President and a Trustee for Dollars For Scholars, a member of the camping services board of the YMCA, Vice President and a Board Member for Primary Source of Watertown, MA, Past President of the Salem Education Association and a member of the National Education Association.
He was predeceased by his sister Sara S. Piper.
Survived by: Wife: Diana (Soule) Seifert of Salem, NH
Son: Charles W. Seifert, II of Salem, NH
Daughters: Gretchen C. Seifert & her partner Karen Parker of CT
Megan L. Seifert & her husband Ambrose Tuscano of CA
Erica J. Seifert of Salem, NH
Sister: Garnett Shores of Virginia
Phyllis Lee Hamblet of Meredith, NH
Several Nieces and Nephews
Memorial Visitation will be on Sunday, May 7, from 3-7 PM at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, May 8 at 10 AM at St. David’s Episcopal Church, Salem, NH. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem, NH
Memorial Contributions may be made to:
Dollars For Scholars, Seifert Family Memorial Scholarship Fund
c/o Trustees – PO Box 297, Salem, NH 03079