Hope Kaufman (Hornstein)


Kaufman, Hope (Hornstein), 93, passed away October 4 in her daughter’s arms at St. Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich.  Beloved mother and dearest friend of Meredith Kaufman Ricci and her husband, John. Hope’s greatest joys in life were her cherished grandsons, David G. and Michael J. Ricci. Her gentle and loving soul will be deeply missed. Graveside services will be held TUESDAY at 10:00 a.m. in Lincoln Park Cemetery, 1469 Post Road, Warwick.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Hope Alzheimer’s Center, 25 Brayton Ave., Cranston, RI 02920 or St. Elizabeth Home Activities Dept., 1 St. Elizabeth Way, East Greenwich, RI 02818.  Shiva will be private.


  1. Maria Tavarozzi
    Oct 7, 2019

    Dear Meri,

    I already miss you and your sweet mom, “Hopie!” My sincerest sympathies. Thinking of you.

    Maria Tavarozzi
    Elena’s daughter, The Cove, St. E.

  2. Karen O'Hara
    Oct 7, 2019

    Rest in peace, Mrs. Kaufman. You were always an eager and generous hostess. Above all you gave your daughter the best gift – knowing she was loved unconditionally always.

  3. Roberta Hayes
    Oct 7, 2019

    Merrie, so sorry to hear about your mother.
    Deepest sympathies and prayers for you and your family
    at this difficult time.
    Sincerely, Roberta Hayes (volunteer at St Elizabeth’s)

  4. Sandy Giarrusso
    Oct 8, 2019

    Merri I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sandy Giarrusso

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