|Audrey E. Vogelsang Vaughn
Published in The Capital Gazette on Apr. 4, 2018
Audrey E. Vaughn
Annapolis, Maryland, formerly College Park, Maryland.
Audrey passed away peacefully of natural causes on
Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Morningside House of
Friendship in Hanover, MD.
Audrey was born in Washinton, DC on December 28,
1924, the only child of Walter and Rose Vogelsang. She
graduated from Calvin Coolidge High School in June
of 1942 and married her high school sweetheart on
August 17, 1943.
She was preceeded in death by her true kindred spirit, Tom Vaughn, after more than
64 glorious years of marriage.
While Tom was away fighting in WWII, Audrey worked for the U.S. Government War
Office in Washington, DC. When her man finally came home, she gladly became a
housewife and loving and caring mother of five children; Tom Vaughn, Jr., Sharon
Taylor (Steve), Donna Ford, Patricia McNeely (George) and Michael Vaughn (Susan).
She also has 15 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
After raising her children, Audrey went back to work part time for the U.S. Department
of Agriculture in Hyattsville, Md until she retired in 1984.
Audrey loved to garden and was keenly interested in the latest fashions and
hairstyles; but most of all, she devoted her life to her husband and family whom she
dearly loved and who loved her beyond words. Audrey was a member of Holy
Redeemer Catholic Church in Berwyn, MD until moving to Annapolis in 1988. She
then became a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Davidsonville, MD and was
currently a member of St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church in Hanover, MD.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church ,
7850 Parkside Boulevard, Hanover, MD on Thursday, April 5 at 2:00 pm.