Kaufman, Irene Theresa (nee Hartman)

November 12, 1918 to December 11th, 2013

With quiet dignity at the Maples Home for Seniors in Tavistock on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 Irene Theresa Kaufman passed away.

She was the devoted wife and best friend for over 71 years of the late Harold Edwin Kaufman (January 9th, 2013).  She will be remembered by her son Keith and his wife Shirley (Kitchener); Joan and her husband Julien Den Tandt (Heidelberg); and her son Jack and his wife Alicia (Woodstock).

Missed by her grandchildren, Julie Den Tandt and her fiancée Mike MacPherson, John Den Tandt, Jeanine Den Tandt, Mark Kaufman and his wife Beth ,Joanne Kaufman and her husband Chris O’Neill and Kelly Ann Callaghan and her husband Tom Traplin (Kitchener). Irene is also survived by her brother-in-law Alex Post; sisters-in-law Irma Hutchison and Gloria Kaufman and many nieces and nephews.

Irene was predeceased by her parents the late Frederick Eugene and Margaret Hartman Mary and 7 sisters and 5 brothers

Friends and Relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home; 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 6 – 9 pm. On Wednesday, December 18, 2013 prayers will be offered at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church at 11 a.m. with Father Steve Murrin officiating. Burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg.

As expressions of sympathy please consider the Children’s Wish Foundation or Sisters of Life apostolic mission (Canada). Online condolence and memorial tribute information at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca