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Calling Hours:
Thursday, January 26, 2023, 10:00-11:00am
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA

Funeral Service:
Thursday, January 26, 2023, 11:00am
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Rev. John Coleman, officiating
Pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church

Burial will be in Delaware Cemetery

William I. Kaufman, age 81, of Woodbine Dr. Hempfield Twp. Greenville, passed away Monday morning January 23, 2023. He was born in Greenville on September 19, 1941 to Harold and Ethel (Putnam) Kaufman. Bill was a graduate of Fredonia High School and began working at the age of sixteen at the former D’Alfonso’s Grocery Store. He purchased their W. Main St. location in in 1967 and along with his younger brother Dick, they operated Kaufman’s Fine Foods, with two locations in Greenville and one location in Meadville. In addition, the brothers also owned and operated the Greenville Dinor and Alley Cat. Bill continued in the Grocery industry working in the produce department of the former Bilo’s and Walmart, where he retired from.

He was a lifetime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, where he had served on church council. Bill was a member, past King Lion and Board Member of the Greenville Lions Club. He was an avid Cleveland Browns and Indians fan. Bill and his wife, the former Judith A. Fleming, who he married on December 28, 1968 loved to travel together and had visited all 50 states. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sister; Sandra Dunham and her husband Bob of York, PA, a brother-in-law; William Fleming of Philadelphia, PA, a sister-in-law; Joyce Kaufman of Nashville, TN and three nephews; Jason Kaufman, Jarrod Kaufman, both of Nashville, TN and Bradley Dunham of York, PA. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Richard Kaufman.

Memorial contributions may be made to the organ fund of St. John’s Lutheran Church 10 Beil Hill Rd. Greenville, PA 16125.

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6 Comments

  1. Kathy Carbo Kathy Carbo
    January 25, 2023    

    Judy, I am so sorry for your loss! Praying For you and your family.

  2. Thomas & Hazel Harpst Thomas & Hazel Harpst
    January 25, 2023    

    Please accept our sincere condolences in the loss of William to you and family. He will always have a special place as the man never had an unkind word about anything. He was a very positive and thoughtful man. Our prayers are with you and my the grace of our Lord, Jesus Christ give peace in this time of need.

  3. Loralyn Mae Clark Loralyn Mae Clark
    January 25, 2023    

    Sorry for you loss. John and Bill had some good times.

  4. Joe & Anna Marie Fry Joe & Anna Marie Fry
    January 25, 2023    

    Judy, Sandy & the complete family, What a awesome guy Bill was. I will always remember that beautiful smile & personality that he had for everyone. He definitely was a great guy! May all those beautiful memories that you shared together, be etched into your hearts forever. Joe & I send our thoughts & prayers to you and your complete family at this time of sorrow.

    Deepest Sympathies,
    Joe & Anna Marie Fry

  5. Anonymous Anonymous
    January 26, 2023    

    Hi JUDY,
    Sending love and prayers to you. Your BIll was such a great guy and a privilege to know.
    We have some nice memories of time spent with you and Bill.
    Our sympathy to you and your family.
    Sally and Bill Fagley

  6. John and Salene Cowher John and Salene Cowher
    January 31, 2023    

    We were saddened to learn of Bill’s passing. Our sympathy to the family.

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