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James B. McLaughlin

August 25, 1918 — November 15, 2019

James B. McLaughlin,  101, a resident of The Palms at O'Neil, formerly of Boston, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019. He was born August 25, 1918 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Bernard  and Isabel (O'Rourke) McLaughlin of Christy Park.  He was the  husband of  the late Betty Louise (Kiser) McLaughlin who passed away November 22, 2002. James retired from the former US Steel National Tube Works in 1980 after 43 years of service and was a member of Versailles AARP. He was a US Army WWII Veteran. He served in the 60th Medical Detachment and for his service he received the American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He is survived by his son, Denny  (Annette) McLaughlin of White Oak, daughters, Trudy D. (Bill) Roman of Elizabeth Township and Bonnie L. (the late Frank) Todd of Port Vue,  grandchildren, Brian (Vicki) McLaughlin, Keith (Mandy) McLaughlin, Jamie (Andy) Butler, Bill Roman (Joe Forti), Tammy Reber and Kevin Roman,  great-grandchildren, Allison, Sara, Mia, Avery, Ashley (Stephen), Tyler, Isaac, Hailee, Ashton, and Aireanna, a great-great-granddaughter, Emery, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Frank Todd, and brothers and sisters. Friends are welcome Tuesday, November 19, 2019  from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm,  at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 DrewJ. Gilbert, director.  Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 2:00 pm with Deacon Dale DiSanto,  officiating.  Interment with Military Honors will follow at the Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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