KAUFMAN – Lois (Wendel), 85, Westmont, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Memorial Medical Center. Born June 8, 1929, in Ferndale, daughter of W.O. Wendel and Rachael (DeArmey) Wendel. Preceded in death by her parents; longtime companion, William Stackhouse; daughter, Lori Bearjar; four brothers; and three sisters. Survived by children, Jean Ann, married to Jim Bruce, Johnstown; and Tod Kaufman, Plant City, Fla.; grandchildren, Daniel Bruce, and partner, Kristin Hildrebrand; Lydia (Bruce), married to Shane Lloyd; J.P. Bruce, and partner, Lauren Kessylak; Peter Bearjar; Perry Kaufman, married to Theresa Vogel; Theresa (Kaufman), married to Joshua Britt; and Christopher Kaufman; and sister, Audrey Sedei, Salix. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. At the request of Lois and her family, there will be no visitation and a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Private interment at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice “In Memory of Lois W. Kaufman.” Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.


Lois with three of her older brother’s children.


Lois & Lois reminiscing


Lois with her great great nephew

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