Vaughn "Soxy" Shea

Obituary of Vaughn "Soxy" Shea

Vaughn "Soxy" Shea, age 78, passed away on June 25, 2024. He is survived by his loving children Todd (Sue Ellen) Shea, Darlene (Kevin) Cavanaugh, and Scott (Tonya) Shea. Vaughn was a proud grandfather to Samantha, Mackenzie, Nicholas, Kennedy, Madison, the late Connor, and Riley, and a great-grandfather to Calli, Noah, and Elijah.  He was the brother of Carolyn Shea, the late Virginia “Ginger” Percuoco and late Alan Shea. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Vaugh was born on May 2, 1946 in Troy, New York ,to the late Walter and Marion (Collins) Shea.

He moved to Michigan 40 years ago to work for Ford Motor Company with several of his friends and coworkers after the Ford company in Green Island, New York closed. Vaughn dedicated many years of his life working as a factory worker at Ford, where he was known for his strong work ethic. In his free time, he found joy in the simple pleasures of life, particularly the time spent golfing with his sons. Vaughn's memory will be treasured by all who knew him, leaving a legacy of love, dedication, and fond memories.

A memorial gathering will be held at L.J. Griffin Funeral Home Northrop-Sassaman Chapel, 19091 Northville Road (at Seven Mile Road), on Friday, June 28, 2024, from 12 Noon until the time of his memorial service at 2:00 p.m.

Future services will take place in the fall and will be handled by The Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home. Dates and times to be announced. 

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ‘We Walk The Line’ - https://www.wewalktheline3.org/donate

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Friday
28
June

Visitation

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday, June 28, 2024
L.J. Griffin Funeral Home Northrop-Sassaman Chapel
19091 Northville Rd (at Seven Mile Rd.)
Northville, Michigan, United States
Friday
28
June

Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Friday, June 28, 2024
L.J. Griffin Funeral Home Northrop-Sassaman Chapel
19091 Northville Rd (at Seven Mile Rd.)
Northville, Michigan, United States
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