Igor W Alfimow

December 25, 1950January 30, 2013

Igor W. Alfimow died on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at his home. He was 62 years of age. He was the son of the late Wladimir and Nadja Bagen Alfimow. Igor had resided in Philadelphia for the last 60years.

Mr. Alfimow was a Homicide Detective with the Philadelphia Police Department. He retired in 2000 after 31 years with the Department. He had received numerous awards and citations.

Igor was a graduate of Central High School and Temple University. He was a Marine Corps veteran. His interest included NASCAR, hunting, and combat shooting. He enjoyed spending all of his time with his grandchildren.

Igor was the beloved husband of MaryAnn Victor Alfimow for 34 years. He was the devoted father of Ihor Alfimow, the late Michael Alfimow, and the late Heather Alfimow. He was the loving grandfather of Michael and Christopher Alfimow. He is also survived by his brother Valerik Alfimow, his nephews Nicholas and Walter Alfimow, and his mother in-law Alice Victor.

Relatives and friends are invited to call Saturday, February 2from 6 to 9 PM and Sunday February 3 from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM at the Wm. Rowen Grant Funeral Home, Street Rd. & 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA and Monday February 4 from 9 to 9:30 AM at St. Stephen Orthodox Cathedral, 8598 Verree Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19111 . His funeral service will be 9:30 AM. The interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.


  • Visitation Saturday, February 2, 2013
  • Visitation Sunday, February 3, 2013
  • Visitation Sunday, February 3, 2013

Igor W Alfimow

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Kathie Brown

June 6, 2013

He was my friend and I will cherish his memory always. I am so sorry. I live in Australia now and I just found out. Hey buddy your friends who new you, will always love you.

Ralph & Joanne Zefelippo

February 10, 2013

We were sorry to hear of Igors passing. We have great memories of Igor(and Maryann, too) from the Philadelphia Marine Center and 'The China Doll'! Igor will always be remembered as being a true family man, always wanting whats best for his family. Our prayers to Maryann, Ihor & the beautiful grandchildren he left behind.....R.I.P. Igor..............

Jim Downs (Ret. Lt. PPD HU)

February 7, 2013

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. The members of our CopNET family would like to thank Homicide Detective Igor W. Alfimow for his dedication and service to the citizens of Philadelphia. The passing of Igor will be broadcast to our 3,423 members shortly and we would like to extend our sincere condolences to his family. His absence from our ranks will be deeply missed by the remaining members of Philadelphia's Finest who were fortunate to have served with him during his police career. He will continue in our thoughts and prayers during our remaining days. "Until we meet again, may God Hold you in the palm of his hand. " . . .
Semper Fidelis.

February 7, 2013

Maryann, and Ihor,

So sorry to hear of the passing of Ihor Sr. I remember my childhood visits to Philadelphia. Ihor Sr was always a lot of fun.
love Nina Myhal Kostryk

Al Levine

February 3, 2013

My thoughts and prayers to the family. Alf was a pleasure to work with and always made me smile. He was one the best in the PD. Rest in peace buddy.

Bob Marano

February 3, 2013

Rest in peace, Igor.

Sight alignment and trigger pressure :-)

Lesia & Joe Pryor

February 3, 2013

May he rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

Michael Tobin

February 3, 2013

Rest in peace my friend,,,,,
It was my pleasure to know and work with Igor in the Homicide Division for many years...... A man.... that was Igor .....
Semper Fi
Lt. (ret.) Michael Tobin

Tom Burka

February 2, 2013

Rest in Peace

shannon B

February 2, 2013

Dear Pop, you were always there for matter what happened you never stopped loving me. We had such a strong bond that no time will ever allow me to forget. I miss you dearly and always will...Please promise me you will keep look over the family and always keep them safe...I love you Pop...Rest in sweet peace...