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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the National Alliance on Mental Illness (www.nami.org).
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 www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook under Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home.