Smithfield VA – Chandra “Dani” Page Vaughan, 52, passed away on October 6, 2020. She was the daughter of Anna Francis. Born in Hounslow, England and raised in Portsmouth, VA.
She was a hard-working mother who loved her family, camping, the outdoors, and photography. She was an active member of Peninsula Community Chapel and shared her love and her faith with everyone she met. A few of her hobbies included knitting, reading, gardening, bike riding, and spending time with her family. She maintained a love and connection for her family in England, building a strong relationship with them over many years’ correspondence.
Left to cherish her memory are her mother, Anna Francis; sons, Scottie, Max, and Taylor (Meaghan) along with their father, Doug; grandchildren, Colby and Mckenna; brother, Kevin Francis (Angie); sister, Lisa Pensa; nieces and nephews, Courtney (Chase), Stephanie, Zachary, Jacob, Macie, and Josh; and her long-term companion, DJ Anderson.
The family will be holding a private celebration of life, per Chandra’s wishes. Online condolences will be warmly received; and in lieu of sending flowers, please send a donation to the American Red Cross.
Cremation Society of Virginia-Newport News assisted the family with arrangements