Frances M. Kaufman

Published 10:39 am Friday, July 10, 2015

Frances M. Kaufman of Vicksburg passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 at her home. She was 88.

Mrs. Kaufman was born October 28, 1926, the daughter of Emmett Kennedy Massa and Martha Scott Massa.

She graduated from St. Francis Xavier Academy in the Class of 1944. She was a retired bookkeeper. Frances was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church.

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Mrs. Kaufman was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Robert I. Kaufman.

Survivors include daughters Karen Moore (Phillip) of Bradenton, Fla; Deborah Martin (Lee) of Natchez and son David Kaufman (Debbie) of Ridgeland; grandchildren Jennifer Hall (Derek) of Madison; Christopher Martin (Elizabeth) of Natchez, and Geoffrey Martin of Oxford; great-grandchildren Haley Hall; Alice Martin and Robert Martin and several cousins.

The family would like to thank special caregivers Lori Black, Louise Andrews, Rose Hampton and Mary King and the staff at Walnut Hills and Main Street Market.

Services for Mrs. Frances M. Kaufman will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church with Father Thomas Lalor officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Riles Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Robert Amborn, Jason Arbour, Derek Hall, Christopher Martin, Geoffrey Martin and Thomas Murphy. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Cunny, Donald Day and Donald Neumann.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to St. Paul Catholic Church, 713 Crawford St., Vicksburg, MS 39180 or a charity of your choice.