H. Clayton Kauffman age 73 of Aurora, Ohio beloved husband of the late Frances (nee LoBello) dear father of Gia (Dave) Janas and C.J. (Kelley) Kauffman, loving grandfather of Josie and two on the way, brother of the late Virginia L. Kauffman. Clayton served in the Navy on the submarine USS Cutlass, he was a member of the Civil Air Patrol, Ohio Canal Society. He was a Private Pilot and Amateur Radio Operator and liked Classic Cars, Died Wednesday Feb. 1, 2017. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to preservation of the Ohio and Erie Canal at /www.ohioeriecanal.org/donate.

Friends were received for a memorial gathering Tuesday Feb. 7, 2017 from 4-7 pm at JOHNSON-ROMITO FUNERAL HOME 9819 Darrow Rd. (Rt. 91 at Post Road) Twinsburg, Ohio 330-425-2244. A graveside service was held Wednesday Feb. 8 2017 at 12:30 PM at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery 10175 Rawiga Road, Rittman Ohio 44270 (All meet at cemetery gate). www.johnsonromito.com

(JOHNSON-ROMITO FUNERAL HOME 330-425-2244 AA 2-8-17)