Paul F. Laughlin (1936 - 2014)

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Paul F. Laughlin, 77, of Mt. Lebanon, passed away suddenly Monday, March 10, 2014.
He was born in Pittsburgh October 23, 1936, to the late Theresa and Frank Laughlin.
He was the adored husband of Priscilla Laughlin; loving father of Paul (Michelle) Laughlin of Coopersburg, Anita (Bill) Difenderfer of Mt. Lebanon, Diana (Jim) Currie of Woodbridge, Va., and Robert J. (Beth) Quinn of Peters Township; and cherished grandfather of Emily, Quinn, Laura, Ben, Leslie, Robby, James, Philip, Sam and Patrick.
Deceased is a daughter, Elizabeth Quinn.
Mr. Laughlin was a graduate of Dormont High School, Class of 1954. He played football at Villanova University, Class of 1958, and was a graduate of University of Pittsburgh law school. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. He was active in local theater since 1972, with more than 85 roles at Little Lake Theater alone. Recently, Mr. Laughlin was recognized by Allegheny County Bar Association for practicing 50 years of law. He was an avid reader, historian and sports enthusiast, especially when it had to do with Villanova.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 14, in Unitarian Universalist Church of the South Hills, 1240 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317 (724-260-5546).
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Villanova University, 800 East Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085.
Please view and sign the family's online guest book.

Published in Observer-Reporter from Mar. 12 to Mar. 14, 2014
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