2102 Northway Road, Williamsport, PA 17701

Edward J. Kaufman May 2, 1937 - July 3, 2017

Edward J. Kaufman, 80, of 266 Maddison Ave., Montoursville, entered heaven at the Williamsport Home following a brief illness. He and his wife the former Connie J. Snyder were married on January 11, 1957 and celebrated 60 years of life together.
He was born on May 2, 1937 at home in Oval and was the son of Dayton and Eva Getchen Kaufman.
Ed was a 1955 graduate of Jersey Shore High School. He worked for C. A. Reed for over 32 years in supervision until their closing. He attended Farraugut United Methodist Church. In 1990 Ed and Connie bought Johnny Z’s restaurant in Montoursville and operated it until they retired in 1997. Following retirement they crisscrossed the country many times visiting 49 states. He was a life member of the Oval Hunting Camp, enjoyed hunting, fishing, baseball, and traveling. The most important thing in his life was his family.
In addition to his wife he is survived by three sons, Scott (Leanne) Kaufman, Williamsport, Zane (Mary “Peg”) Kaufman, Montoursville, Wade Kaufman, Montoursville; one brother Lewis (Olive “Tootie”) Kaufman, Jersey Shore; four grandchildren, Rachel (Anthony) Wrench, Sarah Kaufman, Amber (Andrew) Trautner, Ann Kaufman; four great grandchildren, Nolan Wrench, Carter Gormont, Hailey Trautner, Jasmine Trautner.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 3, 2017 in Nippenose Bible Fellowship Church, 92 Schoolhouse Rd., Jersey Shore, PA with Reverend David McCoy officiating. Burial will be in Oval Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday July 2, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Kaufman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2102 Northway Road, Williamsport, PA.

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The family will provide flowers and suggest memorial contributions in Ed’s name be made to Lycoming County SPCA, 2801 Reach Rd., Williamsport, PA 17701 or to the Oval Hunting Camp, c/o Adam Starr, 80 Starr Rd., Jersey Shore, PA 17740