On September 11, 2001; RONALD JAMES, LIEUTENANT COMMANDER U.S.N.R. died at the Pentagon while serving as a Watch Commander at the Navel Command Center. Beloved husband of Jennifer M. Vauk (nee Mooney) of Mt. Airy, MD; devoted father of 3 year old Liam and yet to be born baby; devoted son of Hubert and Dorothy Vauk of Nampa, ID; brother of Charles, David, Gary, Dennis Vauk, Teri Masterson, Celia Shikuma, Lynne Caba, and Patricia Vauk; son-in-law of Carol and Patrick Mooney, brother-in-law of Alissa and Chris DeBoy. Ron is also survived by 18 nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Sterling-Ashton-Schwabb Funeral Home, Inc., 736 Edmondson Avenue (1/2 Mile West of Beltway Exit 14) on September 26 and 27 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial and Interment at Arlington National Cemetery Chapel on September 29 at 12:45 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ronald James Vauk Memorial Fund c/o 1st Mariner Bank, 1801 S. Clinton Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.
Paid Notice published in THE BALTIMORE SUN on September 23, 2001.