Selma Dubey, 96


FREEHOLD, N.J. – Selma Dubey died May 7 at Wedgwood Gardens. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold Charles Dubey. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Morris and Gertrude (Broomfield) Kaufman, she had lived in New Jersey since 1978, previously living in Rhode Island for 50 years and California for four years.


She was an expediter at Brown & Sharpe in Providence for 20 years, retiring in 1978. Selma was an avid knitter, reader and storyteller.

She was the devoted mother of the late Steven H. Dubey and Barbara J. Bergen. She was the dear sister of John Kaufman of Coventry and Florida, Melvin “Marty” Kaufman of Cranston, Frances Rodynsky of Boca Raton, Florida, and the late Leo Kaufman, Sadie Shanfield, Evelyn Goldberg and Florence Cannon. She was the loving grandmother of Hillary Bergen, Alexander Dubey and Christina Morgan.