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James Kauffman

January 17, 1929 February 20, 2016
James Kauffman
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KAUFFMAN – James E., 87, South Fork, passed away Feb. 20, 2016, at home. Born Jan. 17, 1929, in Johnstown, son of James and Ruth (Adams) Kauffman. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Betty Saylor and Janet Kauffman; and nephew, Daniel Kauffman. Survived by loving wife of 57 years, Nila E. (Reighard) Kauffman. Also survived by brother, Dennis R. Kauffman, and wife, Mary, New Mexico; and numerous nieces and nephews. James was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War and a member of DAV. He retired as a master electrician with many years of service. James also was an avid Ham Radio Operator, photographer and mechanic and handyman. Jim and Nila enjoyed fishing, camping, swimming and traveling. There will be no viewing or visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Kauffman family is being served by Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Portage.

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Service

Saturday

16

Apr

1:00 PM 4/16/2016 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/16/2016 2:00:00 PM
Mount Hope United Methodist Church

Mount Hope Road
South Fork, PA 15956

Mount Hope United Methodist Church
Mount Hope Road South Fork 15956 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Grandview Cemetery Final Resting Place

801 Millcreek Road
Johnstown, PA 15905

801 Millcreek Road Johnstown 15905 PA
United States
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