Lorain- Therese H. Vaughn (nee: Braleski), 93, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2011 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, OH after a three month illness.
Therese was born on October 2, 1917 in Lorain, OH to her loving parents, Alex and Pauline (nee: Rutkowski) Braleski and was a lifelong resident of Lorain.
She was a lifelong member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Lorain, OH where she attended grade school. She graduated from Lorain High School. She worked for Culbertson/MacGregor Insurance Agency in Lorain, OH for ten years and at the former Lorain Products retiring at the age of 63. She enjoyed gardening and was an avid reader. She enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters, Patricia DiLuciano of Lorain, OH and Sylvia (Ron) Stumphauzer of St. Marys, OH; brothers, Lloyd Braleski of San Diego, CA and Larry Braleski of Lorain, OH; sisters, Mary Malick and Angeline (Edward) Prosak, both of Lorain, OH; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Edward; parents, Alex and Pauline Braleski; brother, Henry Braleski; great-granddaughter, Maria DiLuciano; and son-in-law, Donald DiLuciano, Sr.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH (440) 244-1961 on Thursday, July 7, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 9:20 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM, Friday, July 8, 2011 at Nativity B.V.M. Church, 418 W. 15th St, Lorain, OH, Fr. Robert Glepko, Pastor, officiating and Deacon Robert Dybo assisting. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain, OH. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 2:23:42 PM