Beloved mother, wife, mother in law, friend. She was born in Long Beach NY 12/26/1930 to Michael (Mike the Barber) and Olinda Cotone, and grew up in Long Beach, loving the beach and the ocean. She married the love of her life, Stephen Kaufman, in 1950, built their home in Baldwin Harbor, and were married for 67 years. She created a warm and loving home full of friends, family and pets, and loved their ski home in Manchester VT, and their many boats. She engaged with people everywhere she went, and will be long remembered for her warmth and good humor. She is survived by her daughter Karen Zelinski and beloved son in law Robert Zelinski, her granddaughter Elizabeth Leonard, her son Keith Kaufman and his wife Donna, sister in law Judith Steinberg, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
We are a family owned and operated Funeral Home in Oceanside and we continue to maintain a long-standing tradition of personalized service that began with Mr. Earl Towers in 1933 and continued with his son Robert E. Towers. We are here to help you through this difficult time
2681 Long Beach Road Oceanside, New York 11572
Phone: (516) 766-0425 Fax: (516) 766-9454
Please feel free to browse our pages to learn more about pre-planning a funeral and about grief support, as well as the traditional funeral and cremation services that we offer. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us any time. Drop by the office as needed, or contact us via phone or e-mail