David G. McLaughlin, 90, of Bristol

Posted 9/14/20

Mr. David G. McLaughlin, age 90, of Beach Road, Bristol, died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family and close friends. 

Born in Bristol and a …

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David G. McLaughlin, 90, of Bristol

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Mr. David G. McLaughlin, age 90, of Beach Road, Bristol, died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family and close friends. 

Born in Bristol and a lifelong resident, he was a son of the late William P. and Eva E. (Fahey) McLaughlin. David served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict period.  He was a graduate of LaSalle Academy in Providence.   

David was the Purchasing Manager for the former Providence Wholesale Drug Co., formerly in Providence, for 38 years, leaving them in 1987. He worked the last four years of his career in Sales with the United Research Lab of Bensalem, Pa., retiring in 1992.

David was a very active Communicant of St. Mary of the Bay Parish in Warren, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister, Sacristan, member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, a Religious Education teacher and ran the training program for Altar Servers of the parish for many years. 

He is survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Virginia M. McLaughlin, Eva C. Ryone and Mary M. Pease, and three brothers, John F., Edward J. and William P. McLaughlin. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Bay Parish Church, 645 Main St., Warren, R.I. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Bristol. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. 

Social distancing guidelines, use of facemasks and seating capacity limits will be in place. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary of the Bay Parish, 645 Main St., Warren, RI  02885 for their Food Pantry and Outreach Ministries. 

For online condolences, shared memories, information and direction go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com.

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