Rose Marie Vaughn, 84, of Falconer, passed away on Friday (October 28, 2022) at the Star Hospice House, Lakewood, NY after a brave battle with cancer.
She was born on March 28, 1938 in Port Allegany, Pennsylvania to the late Philip and Jennie Tompkins Vaughn.
Rose was employed by the former Jamestown Sterling for 22 years and prior to retirement by WCA Hospital, retiring in 1998.
She was a member of the Wheeler Hill United Methodist Church, the Calvary Church of God in Greensboro, NC, and the Gospel Road Runners Singing Group. She is currently attending Koinania Christian Fellowship Church.
Rose was an avid self-taught guitarist and singer. She ministered through her music in church, prisons, and family gatherings, bringing many to know God. Family was her life, second only to God, and she enjoyed bringing family and friends together and sharing her music. She also enjoyed crocheting.
Six children survive: Barbara Juul, Brenda (Doug) Rissel, Peggy (Lisa) Rothwell, Rick (Janet) Davis Jr., Lynn (Darren) Bowder and Shirley Adams; a son-in-law, Harry Bragg; 26 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two brothers: Harald “Peter” Vaughn and Wayne Vaughn; a sister, Bonnie Benner; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Bragg; two sons: Leslie Lee Brown and Bill Brown; three sisters: Eleanor Green, Shirley Hicks and Nina Brothers; two brothers: Edward Vaughn and Walter Vaughn; a daughter-in-law, Shelly Davis; and a grandson, Benjamin Brown.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the Falconer Funeral Home. Rev. Ron Lemon will officiate. Burial will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery in Frewsburg.
Friends will be received by family on Monday, October 31, 2022 from 6pm to 8pm at the funeral home and one hour before Tuesday’s funeral service.
Memorial contributions can be sent to the Star Hospice House at 20 West Fairmount Ave. Lakewood, NY 14750 or donated to a charity of your choice. Visit our website at www.falconer Bestattungshaus.net to send a message of condolences.
To view Rose’s memorial service, click on her obituary on the funeral home’s website. Then click the Live Stream tab.