Daniel C. McLaughlin

Daniel "Dan" Charles McLaughlin, 56, of Basin Bayou, Fla., passed away March 19, 2012.

He was born April 1, 1955, in Boston, to Eugene and Mary Haggerty McLaughlin. Mr. McLaughlin was a resident of Basin Bayou, Fla. He was Catholic by faith and was affiliated with the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Fryeburg, Maine. He was an avid deer hunter and outdoorsman. He had great strength and tenacity to face the challenges in his life. He was a man of great integrity and was known for his sense of humor and "Irish wit." He was a member of the "Wheelin Sportsman's Organization."

Mr. McLaughlin was preceded in death by his father. Mr. McLaughlin is survived by his mother, Mary McLaughlin of Maine; his loving wife of 34 years, Vicki Lynn McLaughlin of Basin Bayou; two sons, Daniel Charles McLaughlin Jr. of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Owen James McLaughlin and wife, Marian, of Anchorage, Alaska; one daughter, Erin Mae McLaughlin of San Francisco, Calif.; three brothers, Rusty McLaughlin, Thomas McLaughlin and wife, Roseann, and Paul McLaughlin and wife, Christine; and four sisters, Kathy Lind and husband, Peter, Elaine Callahan and husband, Brian, MaryAnn Sprague and husband, Barry, and Jane Richard and husband, Jim. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Conner McLaughlin and Keagan McLaughlin; and many nieces and nephews.

A time of visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home, 150 East Highway 20, Freeport, FL 32439. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Thursday at Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home with Father Tom Collins officiating. Floral arrangements are being accepted. Memorialization will be by cremation.

You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign a guest book at www.clary-glenn.com Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

Dan’s ashes will be interred in the Austin Bemis Cemetery, Fryeburg, Maine, sometime later this spring, to be announced.

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