Barbara Kaufman Miller

Published 8:59 am Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Barbara Kaufman Miller


Barbara Kaufman Miller, 85, passed away Sunday, March 25, at Cherokee Park Rehab. She was a native of Morgantown, WV, born August 2, 1932, to the late Nathan and Ethel Ritchin Kaufman.

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Barbara attended University of Michigan, received her Bachelor’s of Art degree from University of Pittsburgh, was a member of Sigma Delta Tau Sorority and sang with the Civic Light Opera of Pittsburgh.

After marrying her husband, Harold, they moved to Danville, where they owned and operated Cinderella Women’s Department Store. In 1980, they moved to Louisville where they owned and operated Miller’s of Kentucky in Bashford Manor Mall. She was a member of The Temple, NCJW-Louisville Section, Hadassah, The Standard Country Club and was listed multiple times in Who’s Who of American Women.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Harold. 

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Robin Miller; her brother, Harry Kaufman (Maggie) of West Palm Beach, FL; her two grandsons, Nathan and Ryan Miller; and her two nephews, Ira and David Kaufman.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Avenue, Louisville, KY, with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 1:00 p.m. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple, JCL and JFCS.