This morning, I lost a dearly loved friend, and a staunch ally, in the war on the injustice of the greenscam.
A stronger, more competent woman, I’ve never seen. Tricia was an excellent mother, to her 12 year-old son, Marcus, and a hardworking member of the Fair Board. She looked after her farm, tended to her cattle. Made time to teach Marcus to be self-reliant, and responsible, and all the while, hold down a full time job. While doing all of this, she also made time to help our community fight the threat of wind turbines, as well as being active in events at the Elcho Church.
To say that Tricia will be missed, is an understatement. She leaves behind her son, Marcus, her mom and dad, her sister and brother, many more members of her extended family, as well as many, many friends. Needless to say, we are all heartbroken.
I was told by Tricia’s Dad, that there will be visitation, on Sunday, and Monday, at the Merritt Funeral Home, in Smithville. Hours are from 2-4, and 7-9pm. The funeral is at the Elcho Church, in Wellandport, at 11:00 pm, and Tricia will be laid to rest, beside the church.
Rest well, my friend, we will soon meet again.
VAUGHAN, PATRICIA ANNE: May 6, 1972 – November 8, 2013 – Peacefully at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Dearly loved mother of Marcus Tuck, she is also survived by parents Norman and Catharine Vaughan, and siblings Douglas Vaughan of Fergus, Caroline Robins (Ross) of Smithville, and Jonathan Vaughan of Waterloo. Loving aunt to Alanna Vaughan, Owen Vaughan and Aiden Robins. Survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Patricia was very active in 4H first as a member and then as a Leader. Also involved in Junior Farmers, West Niagara Agricultural Society and many other community organizations. Visitation Sunday, November 10 and Monday, November 11 both days from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Merritt Funeral Home, 287 Station Street, Smithville. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 12 at 11 am at Elcho Church, 6432 Elcho Road West, Wellandport (corner Port Davidson Road) with interment at Elcho Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to Elcho Church, the Canadian Cancer Society or West Lincoln Memorial Auxiliary would be appreciated and can be made through the funeral home.