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Frank W. McLaughlin

August 18, 1931 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 89)


Frank W. McLaughlin, 89, of Masontown, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

He was born August 18, 1931 in Masontown, Pennsylvania, the son of Bill and Martha (Oberleitner) McLaughlin.

Frank was preceded in death by parents, loving wife Dorothy (Moredock) McLaughlin and daughter Pamela McLaughlin.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, William McLaughlin and wife Debbie, Michael G. McLaughlin and wife Carol, Frank D. McLaughlin and wife Leslie. Grandchildren, Rachel Camden and husband Zack, Samantha McLaughlin, great grandson Cooper Camden, he is also survived by his sister Mary Ellen Karafa and husband John and numerous other nieces and nephews.

Frank was a veteran of the United States Army and served with honor in that capacity. Frank was a coal miner at Nemacolin (Buckeye) Mine until it’s closing.

He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church, and Faith-Gray-McArdle VFW Post 4584.

Friends will be received in the Terravecchia-Haky Home for Funerals, Inc., 515 N. Main St., Masontown, PA, on Friday January 8, 2021 from 2-8 p.m.; and on Saturday January 9, 2021 until 9:30 a.m. when prayers of transfer will be said. The Funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Masontown PA. with Rev. Father William G. Berkey as Celebrant.

Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Masontown, PA. Where military honors will be accorded.

The family would like to thank the staff of Beechwood Court.

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January 8, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Terravecchia-Haky Home For Funerals, Inc.
515 N. Main Street
Masontown, PA 15461

Mass of Christian Burial
January 9, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Masontown, PA

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