Marilyn Slye McLaughlin

January 21, 1935December 3, 2018

Marilyn Slye McLaughlin, 83, passed away surrounded by her family in her Eastham home on December 3, 2018 She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and formerly lived in Vernon, CT. She split her time between Vero Beach, FL and Eastham, MA. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach, Florida, The Moorings Yacht and Country Club, Vero Beach, Florida and Eastward Ho! Country Club, Chatham, Massachusetts. Marilyn was married for 60 years to her late husband, Richard W. “Dick” McLaughlin, Sr., who pre-deceased her in 2016. She is survived by her four children Kathleen M. LaCroix and husband Christopher of Vero Beach, Florida, Richard W. “Chip” McLaughlin, Jr. of South Windsor, Connecticut, Thomas R. McLaughlin and wife Karen of Radnor, Pennsylvania, Judy M. Lindahl and husband Paul of Eastham, Massachusetts, and her seven grandchildren: Caitlin LaCroix, Bridget Lecky and husband Jake, Chris LaCroix, Jr., Emily and Ian Lindahl, Annie and T. Westley McLaughlin. She is also survived by her brother Dennis McManus of Minnesota and sister Diane Severson of Minnesota, her nephew, Stephen Slice of South Carolina, and her nieces: Kristeen Balcombe of South Carolina, Marti Severson and Missy Patrick of Minnesota. At the family’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Richard W. ‘52 and Marilyn McLaughlin Scholarship Fund at Boston College Office of University Advancement, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. A memorial Mass will be held on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach, Florida. Interment will be private. For online condolences, please visit .


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Paul Cornelio

December 5, 2018

Dear Richard and Family, Sorry for the passing of your Mother. She was a great person and will be sadly missed by all her knew her. May she rest in peace with your Dad.

Brian Hamilton

December 4, 2018

Dick and your Mom were so welcoming to me and Laurie when we first arrived on the Cape. I'll never forget their kindness and generosity. What a loss, but we will remember them both with love and gratitude.
Brian & Laurie Hamilton