Richard Kauffman, 88, of Denver, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Lancaster General Hospital.
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He was born in Reinholds to the late Vernon and Bertha (Fisher) Kauffman and was the husband of Betty Mae (Frantz) Kauffman, with whom he would have shared 67 years of marriage on June 7th.
Richard was a member of Swamp Christian Fellowship. He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, hunting (especially rabbit), woodcutting, working on his small farm, and spending time with family. He was an avid baseball fan and spent many hours watching games.
Prior to retirement, he worked 28-1/2 years for Rockwell International of Wyomissing.
In addition to his wife, Richard is survived by 4 daughters, Barbara Ann Kauffman and Shirley Fay Kauffman, both at home, Peggy Jane, wife of H. Galen Hess of Lititz, and Mildred Mae, wife of Clair W. Stauffer of Palmyra; 8 grandchildren, Isaac (Janae) Hess, Josiah Hess, Ruth Hess (Rory Glunt), Stephanie (Nathanael) Bell, Daniel (Kaitlyn) Stauffer, Jared, Sean, and Ryan Stauffer; 12 great-grandchildren, Kaleb Hess, Ronin and Amaranthe Glunt, Alyvia Hess and Josiah Hess Jr., Lucas and Hadley Hess, Madelyn, Malachi, and Owen Stauffer, Rayna and Anthony Bell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Fern Frantz and June Kramer.
A viewing will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2019, from 6 to 8 pm, at the Swamp Christian Fellowship, 390 Swamp Church Rd., Reinholds, PA 17569. An additional viewing will be held on Monday, May 13th, from 9 to 10 am at the church. Funeral services will follow at 10 am, with Pastor Craig Frazier officiating. Interment will take place in the Millbach Community Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Richard's memory may be made to Swamp Christian Fellowship at the above address.
Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Denver.