June 27, 1930 - March 23, 2016
Pauline Louise (Pelosi) Kauffman, age 85 of Millville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 23, 2016, at the Bishop McCarthy Residence in Vineland, after a brief illness. Born in Millville to the late Thomas and Carmella (Lamanteer) Pelosi, Pauline was a lifelong resident of Millville, where she attended Millville High School, and then worked as a seamstress in several of the local clothing factories for many years. She was an active member of Christ the Good Shepherd Parish, St. Isidore the Farmer Church in Vineland. She was also a member of the I.L.G.W.U. Local No. 127. An avid Thunderbolt fan, Pauline loved going to countless Millville High School basketball games with her husband, Rex. They even followed some of the players on the team, once they moved on to Rowan University, where they attended many games together. Having a deep Millville High School and community spirit, she greatly enjoyed volunteering with the annual high school "Project Graduation" and was also actively involved with assisting at the Millville Senior Center in the former Millville Hospital. She also loved baking and cooking, and was widely known for her world famous Christmas cookies. She enjoyed walking with her friends and spending time with her family. Pauline is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Rex Jr.; one sister Lenore Foster and husband Gerald of Reading, PA; nine nieces and nephews, Gregory Curliss, Anthony Canglin, Jacqueline Pierson, Tina Fuhrman, Jerrilyn Fagan, Gerald Foster, Pam Novy, Jay Langley, Lesley Lapichuska and their families; and nine great nieces and nephews. Pauline was predeceased by one daughter Sandra Kauffman; four sisters, Palma Canglin, Philomena Wildin, Margaret Curliss, and Rosalie Langley; and one niece Paula Curliss. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 noon, Wednesday, March 30, 2016 in Christ the Good Shepherd Parish, St. Isidore the Farmer Church, 1655 Magnolia Road, Vineland. There will be a viewing from 10 a.m. until 12 noon in the church. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Millville. Arrangements are under the direction of Christy Funeral Home, Millville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Christ the Good Shepherd Parish, 1655 Magnolia Road, Vineland, NJ 08361; Special Olympics, 3 Princess Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648; or The Millville Soccer Association, P.O. Box 983, Millville, NJ 08332. Memories and expressions of sympathy for Pauline Kauffman may be shared on the Obituary Tribute Wall at www.christyfuneralservice.com.
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