Edward F. McLaughlin, 92, formerly of Lower Alsace Township, passed away on Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Hearthstone at Amity. He was the widower of Edna I. (Seyler) McLaughlin who passed away July 7, 2008.
Born in Schuylkill Haven, he was a son of the late John J. and Carrie D. (Dunn) McLaughlin.
Edward was a graduate of Reading High School in 1939 and he was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He was also a member of St. Catharine of Siena R.C.C. Edward was a plumber for Frank P. Heller, Co. for 40 years, retiring in 1987. He is survived by one son; Edward N., widower of Emilie McLaughlin of Greer, SC and one daughter; Karin M., wife of James K. Coxson of Douglassville. He is also survived by two grandchildren; Jennifer Heavener and Allison Jacobs and 3 great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be held from 9:30-10:30 A.M. with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, October 8 in St. Catharine of Siena R.C.C. 4975 Boyertown Pike Reading, PA 19606. Burial will be Gethsemane Cemetery, Muhlenberg Township, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 968 Postal Road Suite #110 Allentown, PA 18109. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. Mount Penn in charge of arrangements.
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