Gloria M. Kauffman
Gloria M. "Mickey" Kauffman, 80, died at Country Meadows at Trolley Road on November 24, 2015. She was the wife of the late Thurman B. "Butch" Kauffman.
Born in York on July 13, 1935, she was the daughter of the late William Rubin and Romaine Elizabeth (Gotwalt) Tomlinson.
Gloria retired in 1974 as a teacher from Ferguson Elementary School in York.
She was a lifelong member of Fourth United Methodist Church, a past president of York County AARP, a Stephens Minister, volunteered with hearing and vision impaired individuals of all ages, was a band mom, a youth fellowship leader, a Hospice volunteer and an Alzheimer's volunteer. She was recognized by the staff and residents of Country Meadows as, "The Queen of Country Meadows".
She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Lundy and her husband William of York Haven; a granddaughter, Abigail Lundy; and a grandson, William Lundy, both of York Haven; two sisters, Belva Niedzielski of York and Mary Louise Shearer of Chambersburg; and two brothers, Arthur Tomlinson of Branson, Mo. and Robert Tomlinson of York.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Fourth United Methodist Church, 1067 E. Market St., York, PA, with the Rev. Michael K. Fischer, chaplain at Country Meadows, officiating. Burial will be in Suburban Memorial Gardens. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ForSight Vision Center, 1380 Spahn Ave., York, PA 17403.
Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 East Market Street, York, PA 17403.etzweilerfuneralhome.com
Published by York Daily Record on Nov. 27, 2015.