Betty McLaughlin

Obituary of Betty J. McLaughlin

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NORTH LAWRENCE – With heavy hearts the family of Betty Ida McLaughlin announce her passing on Monday (Jan. 2, 2023) at the age 89. Betty was born August 28, 1933, in North Lawrence, the daughter of Austin and Blanche (Warriner) Gardner. She graduated from North Lawrence School in 1950. On December 10, 1955, Betty united into marriage with Raymond McLaughlin with the Rev. B.A. O'Connell presiding. Raymond predeceased her on September 23, 2005. Betty was a dedicated home maker who loved gardening, canning vegetables and spending time with her family and friends. As years past she adored the moments she spent with her 6 grandchildren and looked forward to special moments with the 8 great grandchildren. Treasured memories will be forever in the hearts of her children Fred (Monica) McLaughlin of Massena, NY, Raymond (Karen) McLaughlin of Castleton, Vt, Dwight (Virginia) McLaughlin of Burke, NY, Mary (Morris) Westbrook of Athens, TX, Darlene McLaughlin of Athens TX, and a daughter in-law Susan McLaughlin of Gouverneur, NY. She is also survived by a sister Margaret Haskell of Lawrenceville, NY, along with many nieces, and nephews. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her husband and son John Thomas McLaughlin who passed away Jan. 2,1979. A time of visitation will be held Thursday (Jan. 5th) from 4-7 at the Flint Funeral Home, Moira, NY. Betty's Mass of Christian Burial will commence on Friday (Jan. 6th) at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Brasher Falls, NY with the Rev. Shane Lynch officiating. Interment will be held in the spring at St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery in North Lawrence, NY. Memorial contributions in Betty's honor may be made to the Tri-Town Vol. Rescue Squad. Special memories and condolences may be shared at