Glenn E Kauffman obituary 1927~2021


Mr. Glenn E Kauffman, 93, of Kristyn Court, Waynesboro, PA, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021 in Quincy Village Nursing Home.

Glenn E. Kauffman
Glenn E. Kauffman

Born July 14, 1927 in Chambersburg, PA, he was the son of the late Samuel L. and Margaret L. (Rummel) Kauffman.

He spent his early life in the Chambersburg area where he attended Chambersburg High School.

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He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He served stateside throughout the war and worked in a tailor shop doing alterations on uniforms, including placing discharge emblems, restriping collars and sleeves on jumpers.

His first wife, the late Mrs. Gloria Jayne Kauffman, passed away December 30, 2002. He married his second wife, Mrs. Jean F. (Chandler) Kauffman, December 31, 2003. She passed away December 1, 2012.

In his early life, Mr. Kauffman was employed at Landis Machine Company, Waynesboro for 11 years. He later worked at Mack Truck, Hagerstown, MD for 27 ½ years. He retired June 1, 1987.

He was a member of Otterbein Church, Waynesboro since 1943, Waynesboro Fish and Game Assoc. and PA Southern Gospel Music Assoc.

Mr. Kauffman enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling including participating in state tournaments and gospel music where he sang bass with the Messengers.

He is survived by one son, Rev. Lester E. Kauffman and his wife, Ann of Waynesboro; three granddaughters, Amy Churchman and her husband, David of Waynesboro, Beth Conley and her husband, Clinton of Timberville, VA and Christine Beck and her husband, Jacob of Ellicott City, MD; ten great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Treva I. Walls of Clymer, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents,1st wife and 2nd wife, he was preceded in death by one sister, Leana Richards; and four brothers, Wilbur D. Kauffman, Gaylord N. Kauffman, Donald S. Kauffman and infant Lester E. Kauffman.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, February 11, 2021 in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 South Broad Street, Waynesboro with Pastor John Hoffman officiating.

Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, Thursday afternoon, in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Otterbein Church Building Fund, 912 S. Potomac St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.


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