Age 80, of Peters Twp., passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2013. Son of the late Robert J. McLaughlin and Mildred Van Shuren McLaughlin; beloved husband of Phyllis Williams McLaughlin for 60 years; loving father of James, the late Michael "Fireman Mike" (Maureen), Pat (Stacey), Sean (Eve), Kathleen Gasper (Barry), and Brendan; loving grandfather of Michael Jr., Ryan, Kyle, and Piper McLaughlin, Lisa and Garrett Dennis, and Robert Correiro; missed by Jan McLaughlin; daughter-in-law, Flavia Hirt; sister; and numerous loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. Gary served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Benedict the Abbot Church, where he was a youth teacher and usher for years. He was a cubmaster for pack # 390. He worked until retirement for Cyclops and AK Steel. Gary was also a life member of VFW Post 764 in McMurray, serving several positions, including commander. He was a longtime member of the Washington County Democratic Committee. He attended St. Luke's High School, where he held the record for highest academic scores ever. Gary also received the highest recorded scores in NCO School in the Air Force. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUERS. Friends welcome at 2828 Washington Rd., McMurray 724-941-3211 on Thursday 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11:30 a.m.in St. Benedict the Abbot Church. Interment in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Benedict the Abbot Building Fund 120 Abington Dr., McMurray 15317. Please add or view tributes at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2013