Rose E. Kauffman, 82, of Stokes, NC, formerly of Lancaster, PA passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019 at home. She was the wife of the late Charles A. Kauffman, who passed away on July 7, 2017. She was born in Cambria County, PA, daughter of the late Francis A. and Della M. Judson Pierce. She was a custodian for Manheim Township Schools, Lancaster and in her earlier years was a nurse's assistant at Pitt Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed bowling, crocheting, hunting, fishing, traveling, birds, being outdoors, singing, Southern Gospel Music, cooking for her family, family gatherings, and going to yard sales. Rose was a woman of her faith.
She is survived by her children: Frederick Wilson, Timothy Wilson, Wayne Wilson, Carol Briley, and Marie (Larry) Sutton, all of North Carolina. One step-son: Jeffrey A. (Cindy) Kauffman. Two step-daughters: Connie Weaver, and Charlene Burkholder. One step-daughter-in-law: Susan Kauffman, all of Lancaster County. Seven grandchildren; Six great-grandchildren; Six step-grandchildren; and Eight step-great-grandchildren. One brother: Jerry (Bonnie) Pierce, Wellsboro, PA. Two sisters: Marian Deutcher, Williamsport, PA and Pat Kirk, Texas. She was preceded in death by ten brothers and sisters.
The Graveside Service and Burial will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. Please omit flowers. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.