Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home

8 Clyde Avenue, Sydney Mines, NS


Mary Vaughan

December 20, 1920September 21, 2019

VAUGHAN, Mary Dec 20, 1920 – Sept 21, 2019

Mary Vaughan, 98, of South Harbour, passed away peacefully on September 21, 2019 at Buchanan Memorial Hospital, Neil’s Harbour.

Born in South Harbour on Dec 20, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Fitzgerald) Asseff. Mary was very upbeat and full of spark, loving and living life to the fullest.

She is survived by her sister Marcella and brother Walter (Melba), also several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by husband James Vaughan, sisters, Helen, Ina, Effie, Eva and Sadie, brothers, John, William and Omar and several nieces and nephews.

Many thanks to the nurses and doctors of Buchanan Memorial Hospital for their care and compassion. Special thanks to Dr. Murray for all the extra support.

Cremation has taken place under the care of Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Funeral Mass will take place at St. Joseph’s Church in Dingwall, and will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the Palliative care Unit at Buchanan Memorial Hospital, or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be shared with family by visiting www.fillmoreandwhitman.com


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