Dennis Kaufman

Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hamilton Funeral Home Inc.
294 Mannix Road
Peru, New York, United States

Obituary of Dennis Kaufman

Dennis James Kaufman, 67, of Keeseville, NY, passed away on the evening of April 20, 2018, with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Buffalo, NY on October 1, 1950, the son of the late James E. and Alice F. (Mack) Kaufman.

Dennis served as a proud member of the United States Navy and Naval Reserve. He was employed as an AuSable Valley Central School bus driver and also enjoyed working at the Adirondack Hardware store in Keeseville, for the past several years.

Dennis was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hiking, fishing, skiing, kayaking, and hunting. He was known for his great sense of humor and green thumb with his "potted" plants.

Dennis is survived by his loving wife, Denise Kaufman of Keeseville; his beloved dog Ellie Mae; his children, Kimberly Kaufman and partner Victoria Rexrode, Kristin Kaufman and partner Stacy Manor, Courtney Stitzinger and partner Kyle Thwaits, and Jennifer (Stitzinger) and husband Cory Schneider. He was also blessed with two grandchildren, Wyatt James and Kayden James who always kept Papa on his toes. Also surviving him is his brother, Thomas and wife Sally Kaufman; and his sister, Deborah and husband Don Ratliff; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 5 to 7 PM at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru.

The family members wish to extend their deepest gratitude to those from AVCS whom donated their time to Dennis during his fight, as well as the entire staff of the Fitzpatrick Cancer Center and CVPHP ICU.

Memorial donations may be made to Fitzpatrick Cancer Center in Plattsburgh, or the Scleroderma Foundation.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.

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