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Donna Kaufman

May 27, 1950 — December 30, 2017

Donna Mae Kaufman, 67, beloved mother and grandmother, of Edinboro, passed away peacefully on, December 30, 2017 at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Erie, PA on May 27, 1950, the daughter of the late Clyde and Elizabeth “Betty” Henderson.

She married the love of her life, John (Jake) Kaufman on June 7, 1968. They were married for 49 years until her passing.

Donna's greatest joy was caring for her family and pets, Liz and Rosie. She was an avid reader, enjoyed feeding the birds that all flocked to her home.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Nola Cline, her in-laws John and Geraldine Kaufman, her brother-in law, Rick Coburn and niece, Savana Stephens.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, John “Jake” Kaufman and her two children, John (Kris) Kaufman, of Cranesville and Jennifer (Tom) Renick-Banks, of Edinboro; also by her two precious grandchildren, who are dear to her heart, Lauren Renick and Bryce Banks.

Friends may call at the Glunt Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., Edinboro, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, from 5 p.m. until the time of a funeral service at 7 p.m.

Burial of ashes will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to the family c/o Glunt Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 210 Erie St., Edinboro, PA 16412. To send condolences please visit

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