Jay Edward Kauffman

FLORENCE, S.C. – Jay Edward Kauffman, 65, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence,?S.C., surrounded by his loving family.

He was born July 13, 1948, in Lewistown, the son of the late Ned Harris and Eva Pennebaker Kauffman.

He is survived by: his wife, Mary Grace Kauffman, of Mullins; a son, William James Kauffman, of Andover, Conn.; a daughter, Michelle Jeanette (Joseph) Nelson, of Windsor Locks, Conn.; four grandchildren, Nicholas Ryan Kauffman, Dillon James Kauffman, Anthony James Nelson and Taylor Nicole Nelson, all of Connecticut; a sister, Jackie (John) Lindsey, of Lewistown; and three brothers, William James Kauffman, of Duncannon, Ned H. Kauffman Jr., of Reedsville, and Alvin Leonard Kauffman, of Milroy.

A service to celebrate Jay’s life will be held at a later date.

Messages of condolence for the family may be left at MearesFH.com.