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Walter C Kaufman

AGE: 82 • Forked River

Walter C. Kaufman, age 82, of Forked River passed away at his home on Saturday August 12, 2017. Walter was born and raised in Jersey City and had lived in Forked River since 1971. He was a truck driver for Teamsters Local #641, Union, for 30 years before retiring in 1998. Mr. Kaufman served in the US Marines during the Korean War and had received a Purple Heart. He was a communicant of St. Pius the Tenth RC Church, was a 3rd Degree Knight, Fr. Capodanno Council #6522, Forked River and enjoyed spending time with his family.

Walter was predeceased by his parents Walter and Mary, and eleven of his siblings. Surviving are his wife of almost 50 years, Theresa (nee Wisniewski), their children; Theresa Wallace and her husband Dennis of Manahawkin, Walter Kaufman and Karen Kaufman both of Forked River, grandchildren Ethan and Lacey Wallace. Also surviving are his sisters; Cathy Willus and her husband William of Toms River, Margaret Brower of Bayville and Dorothy Abadallah-Kaufman of Jersey City, and Walter's beloved sidekick Mila.

A Viewing will be held on Tuesday August 15th from 4-8pm at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Route 9 Forked River, NJ. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered from St. Pius X RC Church, 300 Lacey Road on Wednesday at 10am, interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Toms River. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Deborah Hospital Foundation, PO Box 820, Browns Mills, NJ 08015 in Walter's memory.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 14, 2017
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