James W. McLaughlin

James W. McLaughlin died Saturday, April 29, 2006 in UPMC McKeesport. Born in McKeesport April 18, 1929, age 77, of Liberty Borough. Retired from the Fisher Body Plant in West Mifflin, he was a former member of Central Presbyterian Church and the Higher Ground Full Gospel Church. He attended Immanuel Presbyterian Church, was former Cubmaster for 25 years with Pack 1 in McKeesport, was a member of the Pine Run Outboard Club, and was a US Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict.

Son of the late James W. and Margaret Piestrup McLaughlin, Sr., stepson of the late Alberta Koegler McLaughlin, he is survived by his wife, Nancy (Nan) McLaughlin, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM, where a service will be held Friday, May 5 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Joe Burgan and the Rev. Lloyd Sewdin officiating. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. The family suggests contributions to Cornerstone TV (Channel 40) in Wall, PA.