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February 9, 2012

Rose Marie Kaufmann of Damascus, PA, a former employee of the Upper Delaware Campground in Callicoon, NY, died Saturday, February 4, 2012 at her home. She was 96.

Daughter of the late George Otto and Rosine Fackelmann McGowan, she was born on April 12, 1915 in Maspeth, Queens. She was the widow of Albert Francis Kaufmann.

Rose will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and very proud great-great grandmother.

Surviving are her son Albert George Kaufmann and wife Gladys; grandchildren Mary Jean Joyal and husband Paul and children Shannon, Nicolas and Rene, Thomas Kaufmann and wife Regina and children Kelly and husband Will and daughter Paige, Thomas Daniel and wife Quinn, Kristen and Hilary, Albert Kaufmann and wife Caroline and children Christine, Matthew and Colleen, Joan Smith and husband David and children Michael and Kathryn, Steven Kaufmann and wife Debra and children Emily and Jenny, Caroline Patterson and husband Gary and children Abigail, Cassidy and Lukas; and nieces and nephews.

The funeral mass was held on February 8 at Our Lady of Peace Church, Lynbrook, NY. Burial was in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Maspeth, Queens.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.