Dorothy Vaughn was born on February 11, 1923 in Hammonton, New Jersey. Her father, Albert Frankenberg, was a former mayor; and her mother, Grace Frankenberg, was homemaker. Both of her siblings (one brother and one sister) preceded her in death.
During her life, Dorothy worked in myriad positions. She showcased her musical talents while serving as a Violinist for the Germantown Symphony Orchestra of Pennsylvania and also worked as a Telephone Operator for C&P Telephone Co. and worked for the U.S. Government in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She spent an extensive amount of time during her career working in computer sales for Sears and Roebuck & Company until she retired. In addition, Dorothy was a licensed auctioneer of Antiques and Collectibles at the Devonshire VFW. She was a faithful and longtime member of the United Methodist Church in Elwood, New Jersey.
Dorothy was married for 49 ½ years to Herbert Fulmer Vaughn Sr. until his death in May 21 st , 1996. To that union were born three sons. Herbert Fulmer Vaughn Jr. (Evelyn) of Inverness, Florida has four daughters: Lisa residing in Hernando, Florida – with three children: Maria, Elise, and Geraldine; Virginia (Matthew) residing in LaPlata, Maryland with two children: (Zachary and Lauren); Lindsay (Ray) residing in Ashburn, Virginia with twins: Anthony and Lelah; and Candace residing in Alexandria, Virginia. Dorothy’s middle son - David Vaughn (Patty) - currently residing in Egg Harbor Township has one daughter: Jennifer and she has one son: Danguis. Dorothy’s youngest son: George Vaughn preceded her in death but his wife (Terri) and two children: Tegan, and George Jr. still reside in New Jersey.
Dorothy is also survived by 1 st Cousins: Virginia Roesch of Egg Harbor Township, and Virginia Salava of Pennsylvania. Further, she has a niece: Becki Bergeron (Steve) of New Jersey with their four children; and two nephews: Barry Hutton and Bruce Hutton both of New Jersey.
Dorothy relocated from her longtime home in New Jersey to Hernando, Florida in 2009 where she remained until her death.
Sunrise: February 11, 1923
Sunset: September 19, 2015
Heinz Funeral Home
Officiating: Dr. A. Ray Everette