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David S. Kaufman, age 100, a resident of the Highlands at Wyomissing (Berks County), Pa., passed away, peacefully, on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.
David was born Sept. 29, 1913, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was the son of the late Sidney D. and Emily (Scheibler) Kaufman.
He was the husband of the late Doris (Umstetter) Kaufman, who predeceased him in 1994.
Dave graduated from the former Conshohocken High School. He worked as a supervisor for Macke Vending Co.of Philadelphia for over 40 years before retiring in 1975. He was a resident of Blue Bell, Montgomery County, for over 40 years, having later moved to Collegeville and then to Wyomissing, (Berks County) Pa.
He was a
Veteran, serving in the U.S.
, 4th Armored Division and later in the Air Corps as a glider pilot in the South Pacific, stationed in New Guinea.
Dave was a life member of the Centre Square Fire Company, Blue Bell, Pa. He was also a life member of the Keystone Fire Chief's Association and the Adamstown
. He was a member of the Lower Providence Presbyterian Church of Collegeville, Pa. He was the oldest living member of the Norristown Maenner-Chor Club.
David is survived by his sons David C. (and his wife, Sigrid) Kaufman of Ocala, Fla., Gerald R. (and his wife, Sandra B.) Kaufman of Norristown and Richard A. (and his wife, Jan S.) Kaufman of Reading. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren,
David was preceded in death by his son Ronald G. Kaufman.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service for David on Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home 19 East, Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 610-277-1600.
Friends may call Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and at the Funeral Home.
Interment Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Limekiln Pike, Prospectville, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial contributions in David's memory be sent to: Center Square Fire Company, 1298 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422.
Published in The Times Herald on Nov. 17, 2013
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- David Kaufman
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