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John McLaughlin

May 25, 2018

John Joseph McLaughlin- 88, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Sally (nee Boyle). Loving father of Terrence (Patricia), Kathleen (Tim) Ryan of Libertyville, Maureen (thelate Terrence) Doherty, Kevin (Andy) of Deerfield, Marybeth (Kevin) Walsh of Flemington, NJ, Brian (Kelly), Patricia (Jesse) Pleuss of Park Ridge and the late Susan Patricia.Proud and cherished grandfather of Sheila (Richard) Metzner, Sean, Brendan (Meghan) and Kevin McLaughlin; John, Susan, Eileen and Tim Ryan; Liam (Meeghan), Sean, Bridget, Patrick and the late Ryan Doherty; Rosamond, Quinn and Dillon McLaughlin; Ian and Sarah Walsh; Kyle, Jack and Trevor McLaughlin; Declan and MaiziePleuss; great grandfather of Mackenzie, Liam Ryan and Connor Doherty.  Dear son of the late Patrick and Catherine McLaughlin.Dear brother of Marge (the late Bob) Rowe, Helen (the late Hugh) O’Malley, Patsy (the late Leo) McAleer and Jim (Eileen) McLaughlin; fond uncle of many. John proudly served in the United States Army in the Korean War.  Member of I.U.E.C Local #2 Elevator Union.  Long time member of the Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band, devoted member and volunteer of the Irish American Heritage Center. John was a loving spouse, father and grandfather. He taught us all Love of God, Love of Family and Generosity. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Irish American Heritage Center or Mercy Home for Boys and Girls.  Visitation at Cooney Funeral Home 625 Busse Hwy Park Ridge on Wednesday 3-9 p.m.  Funeral Thursday 9:15 a.m. going to St. Cornelius Church for 10 a.m. Mass.  Interment All Saints. Info 847-685-1002


Donations may be made to:

Irish American Heritage Center
4626 Knox Ave., Chicago, IL 60630,
Tel: 773-282-7035

Mercy Home for Boys and Girls
1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607,

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