Virginia Kaufman

Obituary of Virginia Kaufman


Virginia Kaufman passed away August 9, 2017 at the age of 100.  Virginia was the daughter of Ralph and Lena (Brettner) Bass. She was married to Irving Kaufman from 1941 until his passing in 2006. She is survived by her four daughters, Heather (Alan) Silverman of Philadelphia, Pa., Fern (John) Rosenberg of Shawnee, Ks; Dawn (Scott) Wallant of Feura Bush, NY and Penni Kaufman (Hookset, NH). She is survived by nine grand children and 17 great-grand children.
She was born in NYC and remained a NY resident, living in Scarsdale, until 1969 when she moved to Westport, Ct. For the last three years, she lived at Hawthorne Ridge in East Greenbush, NY.
 She was a homemaker all her life, and a passionate collector of art and antiques.  She was creative and enjoyed needlepoint, making pillows for her children, grandchildren and  great grand children. She loved to cook for her family, passing on recipes for chicken soup and authentic Italian spaghetti sauce, among many others.

Private funeral services will be Monday at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.  Shiva will be Tuesday evening at 7 PM and minion at 7:30 at the home of Dawn and Scott Wallant 553 Rowe Rd., Feura Bush.