Michael Peter McLaughlin, 24, a lifelong resident of Hopkinton, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. Michael leaves behind his loving parents Mike and Laura, and his devoted sister, Marie, all recent residents of Mendon. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Joseph and Jeanne Martin of Hopkinton; paternal grandmother, Annette Lockhart of Ashland; paternal grandfather, Brendan McLaughlin of Milford; his many aunts and uncles, Toni and Scott Alexander, Marie and Ken Clark, Paul and Cathy McLaughlin, Trisha Johnson, Lisa and Eric Carty, all of Hopkinton, Jeannine and Brian Collins of Douglas, and many very close cousins. He is also survived by his birth brother, David Johnson and his loving family. He is predeceased by his uncles, Peter Martin and John McLaughlin. Michael will be remembered for his clever wit and amazing smile. He found enjoyment in fishing and hanging out with his cousins and friends. Those who knew him will remember his love of duct tape, any kind of rope, MREs, and all things military. He was an avid reader with a photographic memory. Michael was finishing his degree for a career in law enforcement and aspired to do many great things. Michael was a warrior who fought a long, courageous and private battle against his illness. He was loved by all who knew him and will be missed by many. Visitation will be held Sunday, Nov. 25, from 3 to 8 p.m., at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton (www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com). A funeral Mass will take place Monday, Nov. 26, at 10:30 a.m., at St. John the Evangelist in Hopkinton. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Hopkinton.
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Published in Milford Daily News from Nov. 22 to Nov. 23, 2012