Age 67, of North Versailles, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, with his loving wife of 48 years, Sandra L. (Elm) McLaughlin, by his side. He was born July 21, 1946, in McKeesport, a son of the late James and Eva (Booth) McLaughlin. He was a lathe operator for Christy Park Industries, McKeesport and enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family and friends. In addition to his wife, James is survived by his children, James (Wende) McLaughlin and Cyndi (Drew) Normand, both of North Versailles; his grandchildren, Dillon and Andrew McLaughlin, and Tiffany Slepsky and Jessica Bartges; also a great-grandson, Bryce Slepsky. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the FORGIE-SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083, where a Funeral Service will be held Monday, March 31, 2014, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Eric E. Dennis officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Linway Presbyterian Church, 600 Lincoln Hwy., North Versailles, PA 15137.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 28 to Mar. 29, 2014