Brian H. McLaughlin

April 3, 2018

Brian H. McLaughlin

Obituary of Brian H. McLaughlin

BRIAN H. McLAUGHLIN – in Woburn, unexpectedly, April 2nd, at fifty-seven years of age. Cherished son of Henry McLaughlin, his wife Shirley of Woburn and his mother, the late Evelyn (Robinson) McLaughlin. Beloved husband of Rona (Moya) McLaughlin of Woburn. Devoted father of Kimberly and Ron Moya, both of Woburn, and Katrina Moya of Japan. Dear brother of Eileen McLaughlin of Andover, Noreen (McLaughlin) Gorham and her husband Rich of Billerica, Andrea Molliver of Gloucester, Michael Molliver of Walpole, Ruthy Molliver of North Reading and Russel Molliver of Woburn. Very special uncle of Christina McLaughlin, Kayla, Cassie and Meghan Gorham, William and Marissa Molliver and grandnephews A.J., Kyle and Jackson.

Brian was a caring and compassionate person, one who was always there to lend a hand to family in need. He loved spending time with his wife and kids and embarked on several road trips with them. He enjoyed several outdoor activities including hiking, skiing and fishing. He was an avid Boston sports fan and a longtime rock-concert goer.

Brian was a graduate of Northeast Metro Regional Vocational High School and he later attended the Peterson School. He went on to pursue a nearly 40-year career as a plumber during which he started his own business, worked for the plumbers’ union and spent the past 10 years as a maintenance piper/steamfitter at GE Aviation.

He will be sorely missed by all. Donations in lieu of flowers are recommended to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention ( or the National Alliance on Mental Illness (

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Monday, April 9th at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Celebration in St. Barbara’s Church, 136 Cambridge Road, Woburn at 10. Interment is Private. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call at the Funeral Home, Sunday 3-7 p.m. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit or Facebook under Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home.


4 Entries

Leave an entry

  1. Thinking of you in your loss. I know words can’t begin to comfort you all at this time, but please remember how much you are all cared about. Know you are being kept in prayer and deepest thoughts

    Psalm 91:11

    From Ruth & Family

  2. Our deepest sympathy! We are so sad! You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time! Xoxox 🙁
    Love always,
    The Greens xoxxo

  3. God please grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, the courage to change the things we can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Rest in Peace & Serenity, Brian, you will be forever missed.

Leave a guestbook entry

Guestbook entries are moderated — please allow 24-48 hours for your entry to appear. Your email address will not be published.