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Sheila M. Vaughn, 87, of Exeter died December 19, 2016, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born July 20, 1929, in Haverhill, Mass., the daughter of the late Francis M. and Julia (Aherne) Donahue.

Raised in Haverhill she attended local schools and graduated from St. James High School. She was employed at the former Arlington Trust Bank in Newburyport for 20 years, beginning as a teller and retiring as a manager.

She resided in Newburyport from 1965 to 1983 and for the next 25 years on Seabrook Beach. She made her home in Exeter the past 10 years. Sheila enjoyed her family and grandchildren, reading, traveling, the beach, dining out, and spending time with her many wonderful friends.

She was the wife of the late James F. Vaughn, Jr.

Family members include her son, Stephen Law and his wife, Andrea of Greenland; three grandchildren, Carolyn Jones and husband, Aaron, Kathryn Rolston and husband, Timothy and Samuel Law. Sheila was “Gigi” to three great-grandsons, Wes, Trent and Cole Rolston.
Visiting hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, December 30, 2016, at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. Services will immediately follow at 5 p.m. in the funeral home. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Make a Wish Foundation, 814 Elm Street, Suite 300, Manchester, NH 03101, www.nh.wish.org or JDRF Diabetes Foundation, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004, www.jdrf.com. Please visit www.RemickGendron.com to view Sheila’s memorial website, sign her tribute wall or for directions.
Published on  December 28, 2016
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