Vaughn Kaprelian, 87, of Westborough

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Vaughn KaprelianWestborough – Vaughn Kaprelian, 87, of Westborough, passed away on April 8, 2021 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital.

Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Karekin and Lucy (Santoian) Kaprelian. He was raised and educated in Westborough and was a 1953 graduate of Westborough High School.

During the late 1950s, he served with the United States Army attaining the rank of PFC (E-3) (T).

Vaughn was a self-employed Blasting Engineer. He enjoyed playing various musical instruments, bee keeping and was a talented painter amongst many other varied interests.  He is survived by three nieces, Susan Lindsay of Brooks, Maine, Leah Fatini and her husband Walter of Centerville, and Alison Lindsay of Westborough, and one grandniece and three grandnephews. He also had many good friends who have been very helpful to him over the past several years, especially John Walden, and, most notably, Paul Massad. He was predeceased by a sister, Virginia “Ginny” Lindsay, and a brother, David Kaprelian.

A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Wednesday, April 14, at 10 a.m., in Pine Grove Cemetery, South Street, Westborough. Calling hours at the Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Tuesday, April 13, from 5-7 p.m.