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McLAUGHLIN--Barbara Katherine. 97, passed away on December 25, 2018. A beloved mother, devoted wife, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a 40-year resident of Atlantis, FL, having moved there following her husband's retirement from Union Carbide Corporation. She was predeceased by her husband in 1988. Barbara was born January 3, 1921, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to William B. and Geraldine Metcalfe. She married the late James Welton McLaughlin on August 22, 1942, in Bronxville, NY, eventually settling in Scarsdale, NY. A proponent of physical fitness pioneer Bonnie Prudden, Barbara was also an avid golfer, bridge player, voracious reader, and life-long New York Giants football fan. She cherished time with her many friends and with family, especially her nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Barbara is survived by her four children. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Parish, 497 Second Hill Lane, Stratford, CT, on January 18, 2019, at 11am. In lieu of flowers, Barbara requested that gifts be made to the Cenacle Sisters, 312 Cenacle Road, P O Box 4005, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-0430 or Our Lady of Grace Parish Memorial Fund.

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 13, 2019