Kenneth Michael Vaughan Sr.
Kenneth Michael, Sr., of West
Islip, LI, on November 15, 2017. Beloved husband of Georgina
Beloved father of Kenneth M. (Gayle) Vaughan, Jr., Kristen Vaughan and Kerri (Chris) Fontaine. Grandpa of Luke, Kyle
and Pop-Pop of Reed and Jack. Brother of Maureen Curatola, John Vaughan, Peter Vaughan and the late Tom Vaughan, Jr.
and Terrence Vaughan.
Kenneth was a valiant combat
veteran who served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968 in the 1-22
Regiment-4th Infantry Division
during Vietnam 1967. He was the recipient of Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal,
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Conspicuous Service Cross, Purple Hearts and
Army Commendation Medal.
Kenneth was also a proud member
of Sheet Metal Workers Union, Local # 28 from 1970 until 1998.
The Fredrick J. Chapey & Sons West Islip Funeral Home. Funeral Service Sunday at the Funeral Home.
Visiting Saturday 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations in
Kenneth's name may be made to Diabetes Research Institute
c/o Local # 28, Sheet Metal Workers Union, 200 South Park Road, Suite 100, Hollywood, FL 33021.
Published in Newsday on Nov. 17, 2017
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