Patricia L. Kauffman

Patricia L. Kauffman, 73, of Lewistown, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Lewistown Geisinger Hospital.

Born Nov. 17, 1945, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Reba (Fuller) York.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Earl J. “Red” Kauffman; siblings, James E., William H., Roy E, Richard York, and Shirley A. York; a son, John R. Schell Jr.; and a granddaughter, Zoe Rea Schell-Truitt; and great-grandson, Camden Vaughn.

She is survived by: children, Christine Vaughn and husband Gene, of Shirleysburg, Debra Bryner and husband, Brian, of Lewistown, and Gary Schell, of Lewistown; siblings; Dorothy Murphy, of Lewistown, Robert York and wife, Joan, of Lewistown, and Linda Lyter, of West Virginia; nine grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

She attended the Centre Union Church.

Earlier in life, she was a self-employed health care aide. She also worked at the VFW and Yeagertown Fire company.

Patricia loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. She enjoyed playing games with her family, like Bingo, cards, and going out to eat.

A receiving of friends will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with a memorial service to follow at Noon, with Pastor Kenneth Patterson, officiating.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstine funeralhome.com.