Maurice Vaughn

Maurice R. “Sonny” Vaughn, 85, of Lewistown died at 5:50 p.m. June 22, 2010, at Clayberg Nursing Home in Cuba.

He was born April 6, 1925, in Pleasant Township, Fulton County, a son of Harvey and Mary Kruzan Vaughn. He married Fredia L. Arnett on Aug. 15, 1946, in Ipava. She died Sept. 18, 1996.

He also was preceded in death by five brothers, four sisters, one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

Surviving are one son, Ronald (and Ellie) Vaughn of Lewistown; two daughters, Rebecca (and Steve) Delach of Fiatt and Brenda (and Richard) Hough of Lewistown; one brother, Charles (and Martha) Vaughn of Farmington; one sister, Louise Burgess of Astoria Gardens and Rehab Center; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He worked as an operating engineer out of Local 649 for over 50 years.

He was of Methodist faith.

Graveside services were held Saturday at Apple Cemetery in rural Lewistown with Rev. Brian Ebert officiating. Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/30/2010