F.Vaughn Albert

  • Died: February 2, 2012
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Covington Knolls

8325 Covington Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

F. Vaughn Albert, 82, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2012 at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. Born in Hibbard, IN, Vaughn worked as a group claims manager with Lincoln National Life for 10 years, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Summit City Barbershop Chorus, several Barbershop Quartets (most recently Hoosier Gentry), and the Barbershop Harmony Society since 1948 and served in most of the local chapter officer positions, also a member of International C.O.T.S. faculty for 12 years and served on the district boards for 6 years. He was a dedicated member and very active in his churches, holding various offices, and he spent many years directing choirs. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, oil painting, and jewelry making. Vaughn had a wonderful sense of humor and he never met anyone who did not become a friend. Surviving are his loving wife, Vivian J. Albert of Fort Wayne, sons, Frederick V. (Debbie) Albert, Jr. of Bloomington, Jeffrey D. (Sue) Albert of Fort Wayne, daughters, Mary A. (Gail Ahumuda) Albert of St. Louis, MO, Janice L. (Ernest) Beal of Fort Wayne, 6 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, and brother, Virgil Albert of Spokane, WA. Vaughn was preceded in death by parents, Howard and Lillie Albert, and brother, Vance Albert. Service is 11:00 am, Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at Peace United Church of Christ, 9123 Aboite Center Road with calling one hour prior, Rev. Christen Pettit Miller officiating. Calling at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road Monday, February 06, 2012 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Peace United Church of Christ or Summit City Barbershop Chorus. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I have enjoyed many hours of singing with Vaughn over the years.(25) Our prayers go with the family. Dick & Jackie Przeniczny

Posted by Richard & Jackie Przeniczny - Fort Wayne, IN - Fellow Barbershopper   February 07, 2012

I will miss you beautiful bass voice in choir, your smiles and hugs on a Sunday morning! As much as I will miss you, I know that there is one more Angel in Heaven and one more star in the sky!

Posted by Samantha Dikeolakos - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend   February 06, 2012


Much love to your family (((HUGS)))

Posted by Tracy Scarrott - Christchurch New Zealand   February 05, 2012

Praying for you all at you time of lose,thinking of you all across the miles, you are a beautiful family and have lots of family memories to treasure. Mr Vaugh Albert is now singing and dancing in front of the throne ((((HUGS))))

Posted by Tracy Scarrott - Christchurch New Zealand   February 05, 2012


We love you Uncle Vaughn. We will miss your amazing smile and warm hugs. You brightened every room you entered! Thanks for taking me on my first ever fishing trip and for being so patient with me and Mary.

Thank you for being my Dad's best friend, Capt'n Vaughn!


Posted by Greg and Karen Easterday - Culver, IN - niece   February 05, 2012


We love you, Vaughn. We will miss you. May God bless you and your family, always.

Posted by Mark & Angela Nave & Family - Goshen, IN - Friend   February 04, 2012

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