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Gainesville - Flora Kaufman, 96, of The Village, Gainesville, Florida, passed away on May 12, 2013.

Flora was born in New York City on December 29, 1916.

She married Samuel L. Kaufman on February 16, 1941; they were happily married for 48 years. Flora loved her children, grand children and great grand children. She loved to be with them and have them visit. She had a difficult time spending money on herself but was extremely generous to her children and grandchildren whenever any one needed help.

Flora was a homemaker. She was also a golfer and an accomplished bridge player. She will be remembered for her ability to help others improve their games of bridge.

Flora is survived by her three sons, Victor M. Kaufman of Waterbury Center, Vermont; Frederic D. Kaufman of Gainesville, Florida; and Charles A. Kaufman of Black Mountain, North Carolina; eleven grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. She will be truly missed by her family and friends.

Flora is preceded in death by her husband, Samuel L. Kaufman, and their daughter, Laurie Beth Kaufman.

Per Flora's wishes there will be no memorial service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Haven Hospice of Gainesville, Florida.

Published in Gainesville Sun from May 15 to May 16, 2013
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