Syracuse: 86, of Syracuse, died peacefully at home on Monday, surrounded by her loving family. Preceded by her husband John J. Vaughan, she was born in Ireland and lived in Syracuse for 63 years. Sheila is survived by six children: daughter Sally Anne (Richard) O'Brien of Greenwich, CT: son John J. (Sally Jane) Vaughan, of Pittsford, NY; son Joseph P. (Maureen) Vaughan, of Fayetteville, NY; daughter Patricia V. (Mark) Brogan, of Pittsford, NY; son Eamon K. (Mary) Vaughan, of Liverpool, NY; and daughter Mary Anne (Frank) Detmer, of Pittsford, NY. Affectionately known as "Weezie", Sheila is also survived by 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. As a loving wife, devoted Mother and Grandmother, and wonderful friend, Sheila will always be treasured for her kindness, generosity, and loving spirit.
Friends may call on Thursday, December 13, 2012, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home at 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, NY 13209. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 14, 12:10 p.m. at the Church of St. Daniel, 3004 Court Street, Syracuse, NY. Please join our family for refreshments in the Fr. Lyons Hall at St. Daniel's following burial at St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Daniel Food Pantry. Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, "Our Home Is Your Home" 5854 Belle Isle Rd Syracuse, NY 13209. (315) 488-5555