2013-05-09 / Obituaries

Vaughn D. Meyer, 61


Vaughn Delaine Meyer, 61, McKeesport, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

He was born April 24, 1951, in Portsmouth, Va., the son of the late Emil and Harriett Arlene Tillit Meyer.

He was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, McKeesport, The Order of the Purple Heart, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and AA.

He served in the Army in Vietnam and received the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy E. Breakall Meyer; daughter Emily and her husband, Brian Pidgeon, and grandson Noah Pidgeon of Salem, Ohio; sisters; Michelle Meyer, Freeport, Ohio; Lori and her husband, Tom Stanley, of Ohio; and Renee and her husband James Overholt, Massillon, Ohio; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Vern Meyer, and sister Victoria Meyer.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, McKeesport. Rev. Warren Smith officiated. Private interment with military honors followed at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville.

Gilbert Funeral Home and Creamatory Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

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