Clarence McLaughlin
10/02/1924 - 06/22/2020

Clarence McLaughlin, 95, of Hanover, a man of God who kept the commandments, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at the home of his daughter, Jacque. He was the husband of the late Nora (McGillberry) McLaughlin who died January 19, 1990. Born October 2, 1924 in New Augusta, MS, he was the son of the late Willie and Ollie (Burns) McLaughlin. Clarence was the owner of a landscaping business, McLaughlin Enterprises, operating in Dayton, OH and New Orleans, LA for over 55 years. He proudly served in the United States Army during World War II in the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, having fought in France in 1944. Surviving are four children, Dorothy M. McLaughlin of Humble, TX, Jacque E. McLaughlin-Edwards and husband Terry of Hanover, Yolanda McLaughlin of Houston, TX, and Dionne McLaughlin of Spring, TX; many grandchildren and great-granchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a nephew, Raymond MCLaughlin. He was preceded in death by seventeen siblings. A celebration of life service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown, with Pastor David Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, with military honors provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Friends and relatives will be received at the funeral home for a viewing, Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.



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Posted at:06/23/2020 1:01 pm
Dorothy Marie McLaughlin
Daddy Clarence you may be gone but will never be forgotten by me Dorothy Marie, Yolanda and Dionne. Love Always and Forever.

Posted at:06/23/2020 8:08 pm
Devairr McLaughlin Sr
DC You taught me a lot about being a man,and for that I was extremely lucky,grateful too have you as a grandfather ,role model. REST IN PEACE!! DADDY CLANCE

Posted at:06/23/2020 9:09 pm
Kennedy Mclaughlin


Posted at:06/23/2020 9:09 pm
Kennedy Mclaughlin
I remember every morning we would eat our breakfast together, you would always have oatmeal & coffee. You loved your coffee. I could still smell the coffee on your breath. I remember running in your arms & feeling your prickly mustache poke my face when you would always squeeze me so tight!

Posted at:06/23/2020 9:09 pm
Kennedy Mclaughlin


Posted at:06/23/2020 9:09 pm
Kennedy Mclaughlin


Posted at:06/23/2020 9:09 pm
Kennedy Mclaughlin


Posted at:06/23/2020 10:10 pm
Stephanie Thomas-Julian
So many memories of you, and beautiful stories told. So glad that I had to opportunity to meet you. My family and I are lifting you all in prayer, love you all !!! Love Jarvis and Stephanie Julian

Posted at:06/24/2020 11:11 pm
Dorothy Marie McLaughlin
Daddy Clance, I've told you on many occasions that "I Love You" but I've never said "Thank You" for that potato pie recipe. From your daughter Dorothy Marie

Posted at:06/25/2020 8:08 am
Gade L McLauglin
Dear , Daddy Clarence Your life was blessing, your memory a treasure, how lucky I have been to have a grandfather that smile like you, you are loved beyond words, and missed beyond measure. Love gade

Posted at:06/25/2020 9:09 am
Gentry Lou McLaughlin


Posted at:06/25/2020 10:10 am
Gentry Lou McLaughlin
Daddy Clance you were a wonderful grandfather & if I had to choose another grandfather, I would choose you. I will never forget our last hug & smile:) Oh, & how can I forget about how you fist pounded me Lol, great times!!! Rest in heaven Daddy Clance, Love Always & Forever, Gentry Lou

Posted at:06/25/2020 11:11 am
Liryca Neville and Family


Posted at:06/25/2020 6:06 pm
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Posted at:06/26/2020 1:01 am
Mariama Curry
Daddy Clarence you will surely be missed. I remember the days at the house and you making sure we had food. I remember your apartment and coming there with Gentry and Jacqueline. You were always nice. Rest in Power,Peace, and Love. Tell Ms. Nora and Lionel hello for me.N

Posted at:06/30/2020 4:04 pm
Dionne
The Best Daddy in the Whole Wide World!!!!!! You were always there for me, you will be truly missed!

 
 
 
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