Janice L. Masin
Janice L. Masin
  • October 13, 1928 - November 23, 2015
  • New York

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Janice L. (Vaughn) Masin, age 87 of Bradford, NY passed away Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls.

Janice was born on October 13th, 1928 in Corning, NY, the daughter of the late Tracy and Francis (Galpin) Vaughn. She had worked as a nanny, as well as, a nursing assistant at the Dutton Rest Home in Beaver Dams. She was very active in the Bradford Baptist Church, volunteer for the Tyrone Fire Dept., was a past 4-H Leader, and a member of the Ladies Home Bureau in the 1950's and 60's. She enjoyed gardening, bowling, cooking and making cakes. She was "grandma to many" and ran "Mom's Taxi" for 40 years.

She is survived by her children, John (Caitlyn) Masin Jr., Gayle (Dave) Molyno, Ret Hartsock, and Tracey (George) Lewis; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Elizabeth Badmone, Alice Johnson, brothers, Steven and Edward (Angie) Vaughn; and several nieces, nephews, sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws.

She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, John J. Masin Sr.; sons, David Masin and Donald Vaughn; grandson, John D. Molyno; and great-granddaughter, Emily Ayers; son-in-law, Gerry Hartsock Sr.; and daughter-in-law, Laura Masin; brothers, Gerald and Arthur Vaughn and sisters, Patricia Collins, Dorothy Noce, and Jane Colunio.

Friends and family may call on Monday, November 30th from 3 to 7 pm at the Haughey Wood Funeral Home, 119 5th St., Watkins Glen, NY and on Tuesday, December 1st from 11 am to 1pm at the Bradford Baptist Church, 2788 Yawger Hill Rd., Bradford, NY where her funeral service will follow at 1pm with Pastor Chris Durham officiating. Burial will be at the Tyrone Union Cemetery. Memorial contribution may be made in her memory to the Bradford Baptist Church, 7223 Cty Rte. 17, Bradford, NY 14815 or to the Tyrone Fire Dept., PO Box 69, Tyrone, NY 14887.