Columban Fr Thomas J. Vaughan RIP


Fr Thomas J. Vaughan
20 February 1928 - 13 September 2018

Fr Thomas J. Vaughan died peacefully on 13 September 2018 at St. Elizabeth Manor, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA.

Cathedral of St Paul, Saint Paul, MN [Wikipedia]

Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, he was the son the late Patrick and Kathleen (Fuller) Vaughan. He is survived his sister Loretta Gallagher as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and brother priests. He was also the brother of the late Patrick Vaughan, Muriel Vaughan, Donna Marie Smith, Richard Vaughan, Jerome Vaughan, Mary Alice Vaughan,and Delores Gibbons.

Cretin-Derham High School, Saint Paul [Wikipedia]
[Cretin High School and Derham Hall amalgamated in 1987]

Fr Vaughan was a graduate of Cretin High School, Saint Paul, and then served in the US Army. He went on to graduate from the College of St Thomas before joining the Society of Saint Columban and was ordained in 1956. He served mainly in the Philippines but also in Belize, Chicago and Saint Paul.

National Shrine of Our Lady of Poon Bato, Botolan, Zambales, Philippines [Wikipedia]

May Father Tom rest in peace.

Cathedral of St Paul, Saint Paul, MN

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