McLAUGHLIN - Joseph F. Of Amherst, entered into peace August 15, 2015, beloved father of Ann Marie (Herb) Fickes, Mary Ellen (James) Prentice and the late Michele McLaughlin; cherished grandfather of Maeve, Matthew, Jamie, Krista, Lauren, Lindsay, Michael and Kelsey; dear brother of Gloria (James) Wagner and the late Katherine (late Leo) Korkuc and late Irene (late William) Brunner; friend of Suzanne Swartz; also survived by many loving relatives and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert/Sheridan Dr. on Tuesday from 4-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Christopher's Church, 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda on Wednesday morning at 9;30 o'clock. (Please assemble at church). Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Mr. McLaughlin was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Online condolences may be made at

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Published by Buffalo News on Aug. 17, 2015.
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Dear Mary Ellen and Family-
I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. May all your great memories comfort you at this very difficult time. Love, Doug & Karen
Doug & Karen Galli
August 18, 2015
My prayers are with you. I' ll never forget Joe's great sense of humor and, most importantly, his kindheartedness. My family and I will really miss him.
Lily Swartz
August 17, 2015
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept our sincere condolences. May memories bring you comfort.
Chloe, Corky, Bill and Jake
August 17, 2015
Suzanne swartz
August 17, 2015
God bless you, dear one
Suzanne Swartz
August 17, 2015