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“So sorry Noelle. I just found the obituary. Condolences to you and your family. Joyce Miller ”
1 of 54 | Posted by: Joyce Miller - Pineville, LA

“My love to all, Maureen ”
2 of 54 | Posted by: maureen sellers - Ponchatoula, LA

“I was so sad to hear of your passing John. You were always such a pleasant person to work with at FGB and PNB. Although it has been many years since...Read More »
3 of 54 | Posted by: Brenda Bertone - Hammond, LA

“Jack and Family, I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. It's been many years since I've seen the family, but from what I remember John was ALWAYS...Read More »
4 of 54 | Posted by: Melissa Strickland - LA

“Shocked to come back to town and find such horrible news. My heart goes out to you Noelle. I am so glad you have your children to comfort you in...Read More »
5 of 54 | Posted by: Jennifer Bartels Moore - Hammond, LA

“Noelle, I am so sorry for your loss. May God Bless you and your family and may you find peace at this most sorrowful time. Helen ”
6 of 54 | Posted by: Helen Cocran - Springfield, LA

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss of John. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Noell and your family. May God be with you through these times of...Read More »
7 of 54 | Posted by: Richard and Nicole Davis ( Brandon and Allison ) - LA

“Precious Noelle, We were so saddened to hear of John's departure, and our hearts truly ache for you and your beautiful family. There is nothing...Read More »
8 of 54 | Posted by: Mac and Donna McElhannon - LA

“Noelle, You and your family have been in my prayers. I am so sorry. While I was not fortunate to know your husband well, I know he was much...Read More »
9 of 54 | Posted by: Beth Aceves Tomlinson - LA

“Kitty and i are sorry to hear about John. We hold wonderful thoughts in our hearts. ”
10 of 54 | Posted by: David and Kitty Yeomans

“So sorry to hear; I knew John for a few years at First Guaranty about 20 years ago. Always, ALWAYS kind. I know it is a huge loss, but how blessed...Read More »
11 of 54 | Posted by: Steele Andrews - Hillsdale, NY

“I will always remember John from my years in the banking and of course at First Baptist Church in Ponchatoula. My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
12 of 54 | Posted by: Cathy Watts - Ponchatoula/Holden, LA

“Prayers to your family. Gone too soon my friend. You will be missed. I will celebrate our friendship the way you would have wanted...over a couple...Read More »
13 of 54 | Posted by: James Saltalamacchia - LA

“John was always smiling... he was a wonderful person I have sweet memories of him going down the river and just smiling...my heart goes out to his...Read More »
14 of 54 | Posted by: Machelle Foster Brungart - Walker, LA

“Noelle, You have been in my thoughts & prayers since my sister Susan told me of John's passing...I'm so sorry for you & your children's loss. ...Read More »
15 of 54 | Posted by: Elizabeth Johnson Bergeron - LA

“I first met John when he worked with First Guaranty Bank in Hammond. I liked him from the start becasuse I felt he was a good man. I then met his...Read More »
16 of 54 | Posted by: Bobby Moreau - Greer, SC - friend

“Noelle and Children Our sincere condolence to you and the entire Vaughn family. John will be sadly missed. Judy and I will always remember...Read More »
17 of 54 | Posted by: Philip and Judy Luchsinger - LA

“To John's family More than 20 years have passed since I worked with John at First Guaranty Bank., but he was a pleasure to be around and be...Read More »
18 of 54 | Posted by: Marc Greene - Cleveland, GA

“Noelle: There aren't too many words to express my sincere sorrow over John's death. It will take a very strong woman to deal with this, which you...Read More »
19 of 54 | Posted by: kathleen bartels and john magee - LA

“Noelle, I just learned of John's passing. I'm am so sorry. He was such a wonderful person. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
20 of 54 | Posted by: Tom Porter - Alexandria, VA

“My prayers are with you,may thr Lord give you the comfort so badly needed ”
21 of 54 | Posted by: Eva Jacks

“Scott, Laura and I have you and your family on our prayer list. So sorry about your brother. I pray that God bless's you and your family. Your...Read More »
22 of 54 | Posted by: TERRY

“We will cherish the me We will cherish the memories of John and our prayers are with you. ”
23 of 54 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“Dear Noelle and Family: You are in my thoughts and prayers and I mourn the loss of your husband and father, and my nephew by marriage. I married...Read More »
24 of 54 | Posted by: Linda Heaslip Pouncey - AL

“John was friend and fellow member of the lending team at Parish/Whitney. He was always helping and had a great sense of humor when smiles were hard...Read More »
25 of 54 | Posted by: Freddie Elliott - Mandeville, LA

“Noelle and Family I want you to know how sorry I am. John was one of the nicest people I have ever known. You all will be in my prayers even though...Read More »
26 of 54 | Posted by: B.J. Lorio - Denham Springs, LA

“We are blessed to have all of you part of our church family and are saddened at your loss. God's peace and comfort be with you. We're here for you....Read More »
27 of 54 | Posted by: Asonya Wingo - Ponchatoula, LA

“Noelle, When I think of John, I think of his kindness to me many years ago when he was on the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Board and I was...Read More »
28 of 54 | Posted by: Amber Gardner - Ponchatoula, LA

“John rest in peace I will forever remember your wonderful love for life. Thanks for the great memories while working at the bank. Your beautiful...Read More »
29 of 54 | Posted by: Frances Black - Starkville, MS

“To Noelle, Anna, Parker, and Caroline. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you at this time of sadness. This world has lost a...Read More »
30 of 54 | Posted by: Frances Coriell Weaver - LA

“My condolences to the family. I have known John since grade school and our children played together when they were little. We worked together at the...Read More »
31 of 54 | Posted by: Marlin Moon Mullins - Terry, MS

“John is such a great guy . We wil miss him so much. Our prayers are with you and your children . ”
32 of 54 | Posted by: Cathy and Dennis bardwell - LA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with John's precious family. ”
33 of 54 | Posted by: Lisa, Hunter, & Jacob Bailey - LA

“Noelle, You are in my thoughts as we mourn the passing of John's light in the world. Much love, Terri ”
34 of 54 | Posted by: Terri Gouedy-Gregory - Monmouth, OR

“To Noelle and family, John was warm and true and always had great smile. He held a true passion for making a difference in the world and will be...Read More »
35 of 54 | Posted by: Randall Lejeune - Ponchatoula, LA

“Noelle - I cannot express how sorry I am. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
36 of 54 | Posted by: Jim Richter - Richmond, VA

“I LOVE U UNCLE JOHN-UR FOREVER IN MY HEART ”
37 of 54 | Posted by: carolyn hoover - starkville, MS

“I was so saddened to hear of John's passing. I worked with him at First Guaranty Bank about 25 years ago and will never forget his warm smile and...Read More »
38 of 54 | Posted by: Steve Taylor - Ooltewah, TN

“I extend my sincere prayers to Noelle, and to Jack. John was a wonderful person. This was such a shock to learn. A good man gone too soon. John...Read More »
39 of 54 | Posted by: Larry Jones - Lexington, KY

“One of the nicest people, gone too soon. ”
40 of 54 | Posted by: Steve and Sandie Swisher - MS

“One of the nicest people, gone too soon. ”
41 of 54 | Posted by: Steve and Sandie Swisher - MS

“Noelle, words cannot describe how sorry Tommy and I are of this sad news. What a great man John was. This world will truly miss his kind heart,...Read More »
42 of 54 | Posted by: Erin and Tommy Bolton - Friends

“I'm so sorry to hear of John's passing. Went to school with John and am a fellow Law Enforcement officer. He was that great guy who never had...Read More »
43 of 54 | Posted by: Michael Drude

“Noelle, it was with great sadness that I read the news of John's passing. You, your children, and all of the family are in our prayers. My heart...Read More »
44 of 54 | Posted by: Mike and Linda Blake - Starkville, MS

“We were so sorry to learn of John's death. We will hold your family in our daily prayers during this difficult time. With love, Ruthie Hollis and...Read More »
45 of 54 | Posted by: Ruthie Hollis and Phil Silva - MS

“Noelle, We will have all of you in our prayers. Stormy & Denise Lee ”
46 of 54 | Posted by: Denise Lee - Hammond, LA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
47 of 54 | Posted by: Mary Ann and Gary Noble - Austin, TX

“VERY SORRY OF YOUR GREAT LOSS OF A SON. BROTHER,FATHER, AND SON-IN-LAW TO THE VAUGHAN AND SETTOON FAMILIES. Bobbie S. Pierce and 'Clipper' ”
48 of 54 | Posted by: BOBBIE SUE WIGINTON PIERCE - LA

“Noelle, I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. You, your children, and your entire family are in my prayers. I know there are no words that...Read More »
49 of 54 | Posted by: Jennifer Falcon - Ponchatoula, LA

“What a loss for our community. John was always ready to help any way that he could. First class business man and family man. There is no need to be...Read More »
50 of 54 | Posted by: Joe & Elaine Mier - Hammond, LA

“John was a kind man, who always greated everyone with a smile. We will miss him so much. Our heart hurts for his family, who are in our prayers. ”
51 of 54 | Posted by: Stan and Marian Kinchen - Friend

“Integrity, class and just a great guy! Proud to have known him and call him friend. ”
52 of 54 | Posted by: Troy & Stephanie Schulte - LA

“Our deepest sympathy to Noelle and family. I'm prayer for your comfort and love. ”
53 of 54 | Posted by: Vicky and Robert Blaze - LA

“Our deepest sympathy to Noelle and family. I'm prayer for your comfort and love. ”
54 of 54 | Posted by: Vicky and Robert Blaze - LA


John Seale Vaughan, 51 years old of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Friday, December 28, 2012, at North Oaks Medical Center. He was born August 3, 1961, in Hammond.
John thoroughly enjoyed contributing his time and talents to his beloved community through the Ponchatoula Kiwanis Club, the Strawberry Festival Board, the Tangipahoa Industrial Development Board, the Columbia Theater Advisory Board, Leadership Tangipahoa, the North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Directors, both the Hammond and Ponchatoula Chambers of Commerce, the Ponchatoula Police Reserves, and among others. John was also an active member of Ponchatoula First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Noelle Settoon Vaughan; 2 daughters, Anna Noelle and Caroline Grace Vaughan; son, Parker Daniel Vaughan; father, Jack P. Vaughan; mother and step-father, Margaret Heaslip Berner and Anthony Berner, Sr; sister, Elizabeth Vaughan and her children, Carolyn Hoover and Julia Kesterson; brother, Scott Vaughan; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dr. Patrick and Barbara Settoon; brother-in-law & sister-in-law, Rick and Cheryl Settoon and their children, Elisha and Holly; brother-in-law & sister-in-law, Dr. Randy and Susan Settoon and their children, Joshua and Jourdan.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Jack P. "Parker" Vaughan, Jr.; grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Jesse S. "Jack" Vaughan and Mr. & Mrs. Miles P. Heaslip.
Friends will be received Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at the First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula, from 12:00 Noon until Memorial Services begin at 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dr. Patrick and Barbara Settoon Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry, SLU 10293, Hammond, LA 70402.

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