Doris M. Vaughan

January 20, 1925February 16, 2018

Doris M. Vaughan, of Oneonta Passed away Friday February 16, 2018 at the A.O .Fox Nursing Home.

Doris was born January 20th 1925 in Oneonta the Daughter of the late Clarence A. and Mary (Curratic) Kelly.

During her Life Doris held many positions from a secretary at Oneonta Tire and Auto, Scintilla, the Town House Motor Inn and most recently cooking for her daughter at the Center Street Deli. She was married to Robert W. Safford on September 10th, 1946. They had four children together. Baby Toni Lee (b 4/14/47 - d 6/20/47). Robert predeceased her on January 30th, 1963. She was remarried to Woodrow W. Vaughan on September 6th, 1972 in Oneonta. Woody predeceased her on December 3rd, 1976.

Doris enjoyed spending time with her three children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her siblings Teresa, Vivian, Alpha and Salvatore (Bill). Her sister Marie currently resides in Elmira, NY.

Doris is survived by her three children, Gayle M. and Larry Cornell, Robin W. and Frank Companie, And Robert M. Safford. Five Grandchildren Michael, Michelle and Brian Cornell, Robert M. II, and Ryan A Safford. Seven Great Grandchildren Tyler Cornell, Tristan Highter, Zachery Cornell, Kalei Fineout, Owen, Melynda and Adaline Safford. One great great grandchild Coralynn Cornell. She is also survived by One sister Marie Ames of Elmira. A special cousin Andy Ennamorato of Oneonta along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to thank Robynwood and Fox nursing home for the care extended to Doris over the last three years. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Susquehanna SPCA, 4841 State Highway 28, Cooperstown NY 13326, as Doris had a lifetime of love enhanced by her dogs and cats.

Calling Hours will be held on Wednesday February 21, 2018 in the Lester R Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta from 5:00-6:00 PM. Funeral services will immediately follow at 6:00pm with Rev. David Mickiewicz officiating.

Burial will be in the spring in the Oneonta Plains Cemetery.

For those who wish to make an online condolence please visit

Arrangements are are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home Oneonta.


  • Calling Hours Wednesday, February 21, 2018
  • Prayer Service Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Doris M. Vaughan

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Paula Anderson

February 21, 2018

Robin,Frankie and family.
So sorry for your loss. Heaven is getting a New Angel.

Harrry & Beth Hicks

February 20, 2018

We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Our hearts and thoughts are with you. Love, Harry & Beth Hicks