Geraldine Vaughan Nieweg

Jul 15, 2014

Geraldine Vaughan Nieweg, 85, of Lima, Pa., passed away July 1, 2014. She was born Feb. 14, 1929, in Belfast. She was the daughter of the late Malcom and Vida (Fowles) Vaughan.

Gerry graduated in 1947 from the former Crosby High School. Her entire working career was with the Philadelphia Electric Company.

Gerry loved painting, reading, and was an excellent cook. She loved spending her summers in Bayside near the shore with her family and her surrogate nephew and niece  Zion and Grace.

Gerry was predeceased by her loving husband Walter. Also, by her sister Shirley V. Williams, brothers Malcolm and Paul Vaughan. She is survived by her step son Mark Nieweg and his wife Barbara, her step daughter Karen Rose and her husband John, step grandchilren, Adriel Rose, Greyson Rose and his wife Sarah , J.F. Ethan Rose, step-great grandchildren Jordan and Rylie Rose and her beloved cat Molly. She is also survived by her brother Robert Vaughan and his wife Evelyn, and sister Nancy Hall.

Gerry is survived by 21 nieces and nephews from Maine to Florida to Illinois. She was also fortunate enough to spend time and live with the Journey family in Wallingford, Pa . Gerry became the best friend to Norma Journey and the special “Aunt” to Bruce, Beth and Keith Journey. She also cherished a lifelong friendship with Roger Sprague.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19103.

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