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Francis K. Vaughn

December 16, 1919 - October 29, 2017

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Obituaries » Francis K. Vaughn

Francis K. Vaughn, 97, a longtime resident of Moretown and a Waterbury regular, passed away peacefully at the Maple Hill Residential Care Home (formerly the Squier House) in Waterbury on Oct. 29, 2017. Born in Hinesburg on Dec. 16, 1919, he was the son of the late J. Burton Vaughn and Ella (Lewis) Vaughn. On Aug. 10, 1952, he married the former Roberta B. Boyce in Waterbury. Roberta predeceased Francis on May 1, 1999. Francis was a 1938 graduate of Hinesburg High School and then as a young man, worked in construction before being employed in the manufacturing facility of Davison’s Wood Products of Waterbury for 15 years. Following, Francis worked in food service at the Vermont State Hospital for nine years and then retired from National Life Insurance Co. Quiet, introspective, considerate, kind, genuine and hardworking are just a few of the many fine qualities that begin to describe Francis. An avid woodworker, Francis was proud to have built his own home in Moretown. Following the passing of his wife, Roberta, his dog, Buster, remained his constant companion. Francis is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family, as well as special friends, including Deborah Spooner, Skip and Cathy Flanders, Pastor Sam Newton, Karol Smith, Paul Erlbaum and Rachael Grossman.

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