We are sad to announce the passing of Wayne R. Vaughan, age 74. He was born on 01/03/1949 and passed on 02/11/2023. Wayne had been in and out of the hospitals throughout 2022 and passed of health complications in Massena Hospital/rehab/ nursing home. Wayne was the son of Harold and Doris Vaughan (predeceased) of Russel, New York, and one sibling predeceased, a sister, Elaine Mary.
Wayne met and married Hazel Bice 01/22/1972 in Ogdensburg, NY. This marriage ended in divorce, but they remained best friends over the years. Wayne leaves behind One daughter Carrie Vaughan (grandchildren Caitelynn and Paul Graveline of Ogdensburg), two sons Wayne Vaughan jr. with (grandchildren Kylie and Kayla Vaughan, all of Hammond, NY), also Tyler Vaughan of Jacksonville Florida. Wayne also left behind siblings, Marlene and Lee Carvel of Hermon, Deborah and Robert White of Russell, Linda and Johnny Rapa of St. Louis, Mo., and brother Peter and Roxanne Vaughan of Russell; he left behind cousins, and many friends, old and new.
Wayne worked at Shade and Roller Corp. until its closing. Then at Mater Dei College, and ended up retiring from Heuvelton School District. Wayne spent hours at the rivers doing what he loved, " fishing " he had a passion for woodworking and had created unusual pieces for family members. In his younger years, he was always up for a good ole game of horseshoes; Wayne was a loved man and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
At this time, there will be no services; however, as the Family gathers from different places in the summertime, we WILL have a celebration of his life. For any cards or donations, please send to:
FRARY'S FUNERAL HOME, PO BOX 1036, 515 CAROLINE ST. OGDENSBURG, NEW YORK, 13669 in C/O CARRIE VAUGHAN for Wayne Vaughan’s final farewell.
Online condolences may be made at www.fraryfuneralhome.com.