Audrey K. Nuffer

June 18, 2012

CLAYTON, N.Y.  —  Audrey Kathleen Nuffer, 90, of Ocala, Fla., died Wednesday morning, June 13, at Emeritus Nursing Home in Ocala where she resided for the last few years.

Born Jan. 28
, 1922, in Hammersmith, England, a borough of London, the daughter of Albert and Mary Dutton King. During World War II, she was secretary for the British Army. 

She met and married George Nuffer on Oct. 30
, 1945, in Paris, France, during the war, where he was an active participant in the transportation planning and organization of the Normandy Invasion. He died Sept. 17, 2000, at age 81.

Mrs. Nuffer
enjoyed the St. Lawrence River, sewing, knitting, baking and her grandchildren. 

She was known for her fabulous Yorkshire pudding.

Surviving are two sons and their wives, George A. Nuffer III and Virginia, Portville, N.Y., and Philip K. Nuffer and Sally, Clayton; two sisters, Hilda Woodcock, Ocala, Fla., and Cynthia Walsh of Philadelphia, Pa.; a brother, Peter King, Syracuse; four grandchildren, Kristy, Andy, Jay and Meghan; three great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Audrey is predeceased by a daughter, Jacqueline, who died in infancy. Two brothers, Fred and Tom King of England, also died before her.

A private memorial service will be held at the family’s convenience. The body was cremated. 

Audrey will be buried alongside her husband in Florida’s National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 120 Washington St, Watertown 13601.


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Information provided by T.R. Jetty Funeral Home and, Watertown, N.Y.