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Michael D. Vaughn
October 24, 1956 ~ December 27, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton on Thursday, January 4th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Interment will be held at a later date
Michael D. Vaughn, known affectionately as Mike to his friends and family, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2023, at the age of 67 in Dorchester, MA. Born on October 24, 1956, in Boston, MA, Mike was the cherished son of the late Arthur J. Vaughn Jr. and Jean R. (Davison), and a loving brother to Jean Vaughn of Quincy and the late Dr. Arthur J. Vaughn III of Jacksonville, FL.
Mike was a proud uncle to Casey Eberle and her husband Thomas of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Victoria Rodriguez and her husband Fernando of Orlando, FL. His joy was multiplied by the laughter and love of his three grandnieces, who will miss their Uncle Mike's warm presence. His passing leaves a void in the hearts of many friends who were blessed to know him.
A graduate of Boston Technical School in 1974, Mike dedicated many years of hard work as a laborer for the Department of Public Works for the City of Boston, MA. His commitment to his city was evident in his diligence and the pride he took in his work. Colleagues remember Mike as a reliable and cheerful presence, always ready with a joke to lighten the mood, even on the toughest of days.
Mike's passion for sports was a defining aspect of his life. In his younger years, he was an accomplished athlete, and his love for the game transitioned into a lifelong hobby as he became an avid spectator in his later years. Whether it was a local baseball game or a national football event, Mike could be found cheering on his favorite teams and sharing his enthusiasm with anyone within earshot.
Beyond the stadiums and TV screens, Mike was a staple at local hangouts, where friends gathered not just for the drinks and ambiance, but for the company of a man who was loving, kind, and endlessly funny. His quick wit and easy laughter made every gathering brighter, and his friends knew they could count on him for support and camaraderie.
Mike's character was marked by his unwavering kindness. He approached life with a loving heart, always extending a hand or a comforting word when needed. His humor was a gift that he shared generously, bringing smiles to faces even in the most unexpected moments.
As we say goodbye to Mike, we celebrate a life well-lived—a life filled with joy, laughter, and an abundance of love. His memory will continue to inspire those who knew him to live each day with kindness, to treasure the simple moments, and to nurture the friendships that make life truly rich.
In memory of Michael D. Vaughn, we honor a life that, though no longer in our presence, leaves a legacy of warmth and light that will never fade. He will be profoundly missed, but the memories he created will forever be a source of comfort and happiness to all who were fortunate enough to have been a part of his journey. Rest in peace, Mike; your spirit lives on in the stories we share and the love you left behind.