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William J. McLaughlin passes away at age 79

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William J. McLaughlin, age 79 of Chesterton, IN passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

He was born in Buffalo, NY, to William and Dorothy McLaughlin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue (Haligowski) McLaughlin. William is survived by his family; sons, William (Michele) McLaughlin Jr. of Valparaiso and Scott (Josie) McLaughlin of Chesterton; daughter, Tracy (Chris) Cannon of Chesterton; brother, Dan (Margaret) McLaughlin of NY; grandchildren, Sean Cannon of Valparaiso, Zachary Cannon of Indianapolis and Eric and Patrick McLaughlin of Chesterton; nieces and nephews, Lisa (Tim) Collard of DE, Barry, Brian and Sara McLaughlin of NY.

William retired from Bethlehem Steel as a supervisor after many years of service. He loved to golf and duck hunt with a passion. Family gatherings and holidays were enjoyed by Bill.

Private family services will be held for William. Arrangements were handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 6/4/2019





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