Fred M. Kaufman passed away on September 22, 2013 after a prolonged illness. He was born in Lynn, Massachusetts and graduated from Lynn Classical High School in 1942. He served in the army after graduation for three years. He married a classmate, Betty Grob, in 1945 and they were married for 68 years, living predominantly in Marblehead. He was the owner of Matthew Printers and Stationers and worked until his late 70's. He is survived by his beloved wife, Betty, children Susan Gorban, Amy Kaufman Borovsky, Matthew and Marcia Kaufman, grandchildren Rebecca Gorban, Leah and Michael Gorman, Sara Kaufman, Emily Kaufman, Noah Borovsky and great-granddaughter, Elie Rose Gorman. Services at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, Salem, Mass 01970 at 12 noon on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. Interment at Pride of Lynn Cemetery. The family will receive condolences immediately following interment at the Recreation Hall at the Village Apartment Complex 1 Carol Way, Salem and then at his late residence, Tuesday and Wednesday 6-8 PM and Thursday 6-8PM at the home of Matthew and Marcia Kaufman. Donations in his memory can be directed to the Patient Care Fund at the Lafayette Nursing Home, 25 Lafayette Street, Marblehead, MA 01945 or to the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, P.O. Box 767, Framingham, MA 01701.