News Item: Harry J. McLaughlin
(Category: March 2020)
Posted by kylet
Friday 06 March 2020 - 14:00:48


Harry J. McLaughlin age 87, of Portland passed away Thursday morning March 5, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Portland on April 9, 1932 the son of Herschel and Margaret (Strock) McLaughlin. He was married on December 4, 1970 to Ruth A. Johnson who survives. He graduated from Portland High School in 1951 and served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired in 1997 after 32 years with Ohio Valley Gas. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church member of the 8 oclock Coffee Club at Arbys.

Surviving are his wife Ruth, one son Michael McLaughlin (wife Erika) of Chicago and one daughter Debra McLaughlin of Anderson, Five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter Susan Dick.

Funeral services will be Monday March 9, 2020 at 10:30 AM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastors Martin Bornhoft and Darrell Borders presiding. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery with military rites by American Legion #211. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 – 3:00 PM. Memorials can be made to the Family Lifecare Hospice, Zion Lutheran Church or Honor Flight.

This news item is from Baird-Freeman Funeral Home
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