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Rev. Thomas J. Vaughan

September 13, 2018

Rev. Thomas J. Vaughan SSC, 90, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Manor.  

Born in St. Paul Minnesota, he was the son the late Patrick and Kathleen (Fuller) Vaughan. He is survived his sister Loretta Gallagher as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and brother priests.  He was also the brother of the late Patrick Vaughan, Muriel Vaughan, Donna Marie Smith, Richard Vaughan, Jerome Vaughan, Mary Alice Vaughan, and Delores Gibbons.

Rev. Vaughan was a graduate of Cretin High School and then served in the US Army.  He went on to graduate from the College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN before joining the Society of Saint Columban and was Ordained December 21,1956.  Rev. Vaughan served mainly in the Philippines but also in Belize, Chicago and St. Paul.

Calling hours are Saturday, September 15th, 9 – 9:45 AM at the Columban Fathers, 65 Ferry Road followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 AM in the Chapel.   Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to:  Columban Fathers  PO Box 65  Bristol RI  02809.

Arrangements are with the George Lima Funeral Home.

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