Mary Virginia Kauffman, 95, of Lexington died March 6


Mary Virginia Kauffman, 95, of Lexington, formerly of Altoona, Pa., passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 6, 2019, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Lexington.

She was born in Altoona Jan. 12, 1924, daughter of the late Jacob F. and Rebecca (Andrews) Segmiller. She married William W. Kauffman in Cumberland, Md. He preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 1983.

She is survived by two sons, W. David Kauffman (Angela) of Lexington and Dale W. Kauffman (Tonilee) of Virginia Beach; three grandchildren, Christopher Kauffman (Elizabeth) of Charlestown of Summerville, S.C., James Kauffman (Barbara) of Renton, Wash., and Lara Zamora (Roberto) of Spring, Texas; great-grandchildren Julia (Colin) Filo, Annelise, Jacob, Aidan, and Charlotte Kauffman and David and Gabriel Zamora.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Rauscher, and a brother, George Segmiller.

Mary was a graduate of Altoona High School. She was employed by Modern Communications, Altoona. She retired from Blue Cross of Western, Pa., on Jan. 1, 1985, and then was employed by Blair Medical Associates.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. A member and past Matron of Delphi Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, a member of the Women’s Club of Altoona, and a member of Lutheran Church Women.

The funeral was conducted on Tuesday, March 12, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altoona, Pa., by Pastor Elizabeth Hess. Interment was at Alto Reste Park Cemetery, Altoona.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.

Arrangements were by Mauk & Yates Funeral Home, Inc.


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