Vaughn B. Johnson, a loving husband, dedicated father, and esteemed nursing assistant, passed away peacefully on Dec. 7, 2023, at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital at 69.

Born on Aug. 23, 1954, in Duquesne, PA, Vaughn lived a life filled with compassion, resilience, and unwavering dedication to his family and the healthcare industry.

Vaughn’s passion for caregiving led him to pursue a career as a nursing assistant, where he made a profound impact on the lives of countless patients. Employed by VA Hospitals, Vaughn’s commitment to serving those in need was exemplary, making him an invaluable member of the healthcare community.

Beyond his professional achievements, he enjoyed sports memorabilia and the Steelers and Pirates. Vaughn will always be remembered as a devoted family man. He cherished his beloved wife, Brenda Johnson, with whom he shared a lifetime of love and companionship.

He is survived, in addition to his wife; daughter, Raven Johnson-Coates, and spouse, Michael, of Maryland; son, Troy Eisenhauer, and spouse, Tina, of Lebanon; as well as his cherished grandchildren, Kalene Eisenhauer, Ethan Eisenahuer, and Cory Adams Jr., all of Lebanon. The arrival of his great-grandchildren, Cole and Ivy, brought him immeasurable joy and a sense of continuity in his lineage.

Born into a close-knit family, Vaughn shared a deep bond with his brother, Mark Johnson; his brother, Lorenzo York; his sister-in-law, Demetria York; and his sister, Lois Riley. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Cory Adams.

Before his passing, Vaughn proudly served his country as a member of the Navy. Enlisting on Jan. 23, 1974, and honorably discharged on Oct. 17, 1977, he attained the rank of SN, reflecting his commitment to defending the values he held dear.

A graveside service to celebrate Vaughn’s life will take place at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery on Dec. 13, 2023, at 12:30 p.m. Prior to the service, a public viewing will be held at Christman’s Funeral Home, Inc., from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on the same day.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made in Vaughn’s name to any VA Hospital.