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Dean McLaughlin

Dean John McLaughlin, 86, of Tiffin, died at 2:20 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 24, 1933, in Carey, to Francis Casper and Lula M. (Mick) McLaughlin. He married Evelyn Pauline Schroeder and she died Jan. 12, 1967, he then married Carmella Calabro May 10, 1968, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She died Jan. 26, 2016.
Survivors include two sons, Gary McLaughlin of Tiffin, and Denis (Lori Conley) McLaughlin of Helena; two daughters, Linda (Robert) Brose and Renee (John Leach) Maloy, both of Bucyrus; six grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; and his dog, Peppi.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wives, a brother, Harold McLaughlin, and a sister, Geneva Ford.
Mr. McLaughlin graduated from Carey High School and served in the U.S. Air Force, as well as the Air Force Reserves.  He was an airman first class and the crew chief on planes. He worked at Bendix in Fostoria from 1966-1992. Prior to that, he worked at National Lime and Stone in Carey. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and enjoyed boating, spending time on Middle Bass Island and photography.
The memorial mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  The Rev. Matthew Rader will officiate.  The rosary will be recited at church 20 minutes prior to the mass.  Military services by the United Veterans Council of Seneca County will follow at the end of mass.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Arrangements are being handled by Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin.
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