Wellsville - Edwin C. Kauffman, Sr., 92, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at his residence. He was husband of Geneva M. (Miller) Kauffman, who died December 2, 1999.
Mr. Kauffman was born in York, August 3, 1925, son of the late Russell S. and Esther E. (Hershey) Kauffman.
Ed served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was the previous owner and operator of White Rose Roofing.
He was a 50 year member of Shiloh United Church of Christ, serving as an usher and a deacon on the consistory. Additional memberships include the Shiloh Lions Club, West Manchester Sportsman's Association, and a past member of the Masons.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharon J. Winstead and her husband, Victor of York; two grandchildren, Alicia J. McDyre and her husband, Jim and Edwin C. Kauffman III; two great-grandchildren, Ella McDyre and Ireland McDyre; three siblings, Stewart Kauffman of Spry, Leah Schaffer of York and Ruth Garrett of Spry; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Edwin C. Kauffman II; and a brother, Robert Kauffman.
Deepest appreciation goes to Byron, Mary, Tom, Jo, Nydessa, Kayla, Bonnie, Felicia, and Linda who, by their unselfish compassion, made it possible for Ed to stay in the area and home he loved.
Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Shiloh United Church of Christ, 2251 Willow Rd., York. Officiating will be his interim pastor, Michael Beynon. There will be a visitation from 12 noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial will be private in Shiloh Cemetery.
At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Shiloh United Church of Christ Building Fund, 2251 Willow Rd., York, PA 17408.
Arrangements were entrusted to the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc., York (Shiloh). www.leroyleberfuneralhome.com