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Claire R. McLaughlin

AGE: 87 • Wall, formerly of Matawan

Claire R. McLaughlin, 87, of Wall, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017.

Mrs. McLaughlin (nee O'Brien) was born and raised in Forest Hills, Queens. She then lived in the Bronx before moving to Matawan in 1963, and to Wall in 1997. While in Matawan she served with the South Aberdeen Volunteer First Aid Squad, including a term as President. Claire was employed as a Unit Secretary at Bayshore Hospital, Holmdel, for many years, before retiring.

Mrs. McLaughlin was predeceased by her beloved husband, James J. McLaughlin, and by her siblings, Frank O'Brien and Eileen Mele. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen McLaughlin, of Wall, and Kathleen's companion, Bruce Kaercher. Also surviving are Claire's sister-in-law, Patricia O'Brien, a nephew and several nieces.

Visitation will take place at O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35, Wall, on Thursday, February 2, 2017, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A service will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11 AM. Flowers are welcome, as are donations in Mrs. McLaughlin's memory to the . To order flowers or send condolences please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 30, 2017
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