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Augustine "Gus" Thomas Vaughan, Jr.
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Obituary for Augustine "Gus" Thomas Vaughan, Jr.

Augustine T. "Gus" Vaughan, Jr. of Cromwell passed away peacefully Saturday, December 2, 2017 after a long courageous battle of cancer.

Gus served in the Army National Guard in the 243rd Sig. Co from 1965-1971. He served as a committed member of the Jaycee's for much of the 70's and was also on the Cromwell Democratic Town Committee for many years. Gus retired from Pratt & Whitney, Middletown after being a High Voltage Electrician for 37 years.

Gus was predeceased by his father, Augustine T. Vaughan, his mother Mary (Horan) Vaughan, both of Hartford and his sister Mary Katherine (Vaughan) Bisaillon, of West Hartford.

Gus is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Joanne (Thornton) Vaughan, his children CPT. Michael Augustine Vaughan and his wife Dr. Kristin Vaughan of East Hartford, and his daughter, Elizabeth Erin Wosczyna and her husband, Kenneth Wosczyna of Cromwell. Gus will be missed by his five grandchildren, whom he truly adored, Desirae, Kayla, Aiden, Emily and Kamilah. Also a brother-in-law, Arthur Bisaillon, Jr. and three nephew's, Arthur Bisaillon, III, Patrick Bisaillon and Brian Bisaillon, all of West Hartford. Gus will be missed by his many friends and anyone who may have known him.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Cromwell Hillside Cemetery West, 29 Hillside Road, Cromwell where full military honors will be accorded.

Calling hours will be Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 4:00 -7:00 pm at the Cromwell Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Gus’s memory to Middlesex Hospice, 28 Crescent Street, Middletown, CT 06457 or Connecticut Oncology Group, 536 Saybrook Road, Middletown, CT 06457. Both who gave immaculate care.

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Cromwell Hillside Cemetery West

29 Hillside Road
Cromwell, CT 06416


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