Thelma H. Kauffman
Thelma Hershey Kauffman, 96, of The Mennonite Home, Lancaster died on Saturday, April 6, 2012. Her husband, Chester T. Kauffman, died in 2008.Formerly of Landisville, Thelma was a 1935 graduate of East Hempfield Twp. High School. She received her RN degree from Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing in 1938. An avid birder, she was active with the Lancaster County Bird Club. Thelma was a lifetime member of St. Mark?s United Methodist Church of Mount Joy. Born in Royalton, she was the daughter of the late John and Carrie Wagner Hershey.Thelma is survived by two daughters, Jean Kauffman of Lancaster and Janet Kauffman of Hudson, MI; a son, John Kauffman, husband of Donna Shiveler of Moscow, ID; and four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. A sister, Helen Boose, preceded her in death.Relatives and friends are invited to attend Thelma?s Memorial in the Chapel at The Mennonite Home, 1520 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10 A.M. Private interment will be at Silver Spring Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Thelma?s name may be made to the Lancaster County Bird Club, 1650 Princess Anne Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601 or Scholarship Fund, Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Services, 410 N. Lime St., Lancaster, PA 17602To send an online condolence, please visit www.sheetzfuneralhome.com. Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Joy.