Vaughan, Harris Basil
"Harry", CD (Sgt. Retired) – 93, of Bible Hill
passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the Colchester
East Hants Health Centre. Born in Gaspereau, he was the
oldest son of the late Basil and Edith (Weaver) Vaughan and the last
surviving member of his immediate family.
Harry is survived by
his wife of 61 years, Dora (Dobson); sons, Kenneth, Victoria, BC;
Kevin (Anne), Halifax; Keith, at home; grandchildren, Amielyn and
Stevie Ray; sisters-in-law, Diane, Hamilton, ON and Shirley,
Hagersville, ON; several nieces and nephews in Nova Scotia and
Harry was predeceased
by his only sister, Irene (Francis "Rocky"), Kentville;
brothers, Jack, Hamilton, ON; Donald (Toodie), Stanley and Gerald all
of Hagersville, ON.
During his career,
Harry served as a Radio Operator in the Royal Canadian Signals Corps
stationed in Winnipeg, Kingston, Petawawa, Gagetown, Halifax, St.
John’s, and Debert. He also served as a United Nations
Peacekeeper in Germany, Korea, Egypt (twice) and the Congo. Harry
loved to travel, build and fly model airplanes, read, watch the news
and documentaries on TV, fish for trout and spend much of each day on
his HAM Radios (VE1HBV).
Our heartfelt thanks
go out to his special caregiver for almost two years, Valerie Nelson,
Doctors Graham and Idoko and to the staff on 3-D Medical, including
Dr. R. Lavers for making his last week one of comfort and
Arrangements have been
entrusted to Mattatall-Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro.
Interment will take place 2 pm Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Bible
Hill Cemetery. Following the interment, the family would be
happy to meet those in attendance at Parichat’s Asia Thai
Restaurant, 131 Esplanade Street for refreshments. COVID-19 protocols
will be in place. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the
family by viewing Harry’s obituary on-line and selecting
"Send A Condolence" at" www.mattatallvarnerfh.com