McLaughlin- Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia. Frederick Lee McLaughlin age 86 years of Courtright passed away on Wednesday April 26, 2023. Born on March 29, 1937, Fred was the beloved husband of Carole (nee Sexton) for 60 years. Dear father of Alan McLaughlin (Linda) of Mooretown, Kevin McLaughlin (Laurie) of Brigden and Jason McLaughlin of Courtright. Cherished grandfather of Matthew (Danielle) of Delaware, Martin of Petrolia, Jessica of Ottawa, Jordan and Sidney both of Brigden. Treasured great-grandfather of Bridget and Kayleigh. Fred is also survived by; his sisters-in-law, Pat Sexton of Corunna and Connie McLaughlin of Nokomas, IL.; his nephews, Ed Bradford of Petrolia, Maitland Noyle of Corunna and Scott Sexton (Andrea) of Corunna and by his niece, Kerri Sue Bailey (Kelly) of Courtright. He was predeceased by; his parents, Earl and Mary (nee Japp) McLaughlin; his brother, Frank “Dick” McLaughlin; his sister, Betty Noyle; his parents-in-law, Jack and Gladys (nee Walker) Sexton; his brothers-in-law, Jim Noyle and Bob Sexton and by his nephew Dale Bradford. Fred was a proud, longtime member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 793 since 1958 and was a lifelong member of the Brigden Royal Canadian Legion. His family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Lambton Meadowview Villa for the compassionate and superb care given to Fred during his brief stay there. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Monday May 1, 2023 from 4-7 p.m. where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday May 2, 2023 with Rev. Jill Rogers officiating. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Royal Canadian Legion or to the charity of one’s choice. Messages and condolences may be left online at www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845
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23 thoughts on “Fred McLaughlin”
Carole and family
So sorry to hear this sad news.
Condolences to the family
Cherish the memories
John and Jeanne Pretty
Sorry to hear about Fred–he and Bill worked pipeline for many years and could tell stories by the hour about their experiences. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family
Sending our sympathies to the McLaughlin family. Sorry for your loss.
Carol and family , sending our condolences to you. Cherish your many memories.
Lois and Laurence Wakefield
My condolences to the McLaughlin family. So sorry to read of Freds passing, he was one of the “good guys “
So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing, sincere condolences to Carole and family.
Dear Al, Linda & Family
Marcel and I would like to send our sincere condolences on the loss of Al’s dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.
Dear Al and Linda & Family sending our Condolences. We were sorry to hear about Fred, he is in a better place and resting peacefully. Sending our love Bob & June.
Sorry to hear this sad news. Thinking of your family Al and Linda.
I will mis my favorite cribbage partner at the Legion. Rest is Peace Fred
Carole, Allen, Kevin and Jason.
May fond memories give you strength at this difficult time.
Carole and family: Thinking of you at this sad time! Condolences from Gary and Liz Muxlow
Sending our deepest sympathy to you Carole & your family on the loss of Fred. He will be dearly missed.
Carole, I am so sorry to hear about Fred’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
We are going to miss you so much Fred! It’s so strange not seeing you out the back & you yelling Corunna at me as I walk by!
I hope there’s lots of bud light up there!
Much love to you all & Carol you know where we are if you need us anytime.
Michelle & John x
Dear Carole and family: I am sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. He was a great guy who will not only be missed by his family and friends, but the entire Town of Courtright. He was a “legend”.
Sincerely, Connie (Little) Poulson
P.S. Or, as Fred called me, “one of Ken’s kids”
Condolences to all the McLaughlin Families on the loss of Fred. Thinking of you!
Ron & Deb Brander
Our condolences to the whole McLaughlin family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Bill and Johanne chong
Carole and Family: Condolences to you and your family on the loss of Fred.
Carol and family; So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time.
Al and Linda. We are so sorry for your loss. It is so hard to let them go.
Dear Carole and family, so sorry to hear, sending our deepest sympathies on the loss of Fred. He will be missed.
Mary Ellen & Laren Moloy
Miss you Fred the Frog, always enjoyed our chats, n a cold beer. Thanks for the Side Boom lessons, you will be missed.