Caroline Alverta (Kauffman) Rugh, 94, entered into rest on April 6, 2023 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Howard K. Rugh whom she shared 29 years before his passing in 2012. Born February 11, 1929 in York, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Maria (Krone) Kauffman. Caroline graduated from William Penn High School in 1946.
Caroline enjoyed bowling, playing Michigan rummy and bingo.
She leaves to cherish her memory, children, John A. Smith, Karen M. Kitts, Jack E. Smith, Brenda Reheard, Craig E. Smith and Cynthia J. Joseph; brother, Charles Kauffman; four step-children; twelve grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on April 14, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc., 822 E. Market St, York Pa. A viewing will be held prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Burial will take place immediately after at Prospect Hill Cemetery. Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements.
Caroline Alverta (Kauffman) Rugh
February 11, 1929 - April 6, 2023