MOUNT HOPE — KAUFFMAN – Eugene A., 78, Mount Hope, died Nov. 23, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born Dec. 30, 1934, in Johnstown, son of Kermit and Vera (Claycomb) Kauffman. Preceded in death by parents and sister, Barbara Connelly. Survived by loving wife of 57 years, Barbara (Miller); daughters, Colleen, wife of Tom Johnson, South Fork; Cindi, wife of Scott Smith, Sidman; Candi, wife of Geoff Kohler, South Fork; grandchildren, Jeremy Johnson, Crystal (Jason) Mock, Brandon Smith, Josh (Emily) Smith, Brooke Plummer and Dylan (Kelly) Plummer; and great-grandchildren, Shane Mosholder, Zoe Snowball Johnson, Riley Mock, Brent Poborsky and Bentley Plummer. Brother of Charles (Lola), Greenville, S.C.; Delores Burkhart, Mount Hope; Joyce (Don) Kundrod, North Ridgeville, Ohio; and Ronald (Debbie), Salix. Also survived by numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews and best friend, Donald Gene McAnulty. Eugene served in Germany with U.S. Army. He retired from the coke plant at Bethlehem Steel. Member of Mount Hope United Methodist Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to camp. He also used to race stock cars on the dirt track of the former Johnstown Speedway. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc, South Fork. Additional viewing from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Hope UMC, South Fork, the Rev. Jason McQueen. Interment, Mount Hope Cemetery. Military graveside service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. The family wishes to acknowledge with special thanks his caregivers and AseraCare Hospice for all their care and support. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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