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Melvin Edward McLaughlin

April 8, 1946 ~ May 4, 2020 (age 74)

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Mr. Melvin E. McLaughlin, age 74 of Norton, passed away on Monday May 4th, 2020 at Morton Hospital in Taunton.  Melvin was born in Attleboro MA on April 8, 1946 to the late Phyllis (Ball) and John C. McLaughlin.

He was the cherished brother of Donald J. McLaughlin Sr., of Ct, Cheryl Ann Schmiz and husband Raymond, of North Attleboro and the late Vincent J. McLaughlin Sr.  He was also survived by cousins, great cousins, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Melvin loved food and would always enjoy going out for coffee and a snack. His indomitable spirit encouraged his family and friends to persist in the face of many struggles. He was a quiet little soul and lived every day with a smile that would light up the world. He was thankful for everyone in his life and grateful for what he had. Melvin made the best out of every challenge thrown his way. His family would especially like to express their sincere gratitude to all the friends and caretakers who truly touched Melvins life and helped him through life’s journey.  Those we love don’t go away; they walk beside us every day; Unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear. May he fly with angels now.

Do to the current government restrictions, Services will be privately held on Thursday.  A livestream of his service will be available on his obituary page on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:30AM. For questions, to watch the service or to leave Melvin’s family an online condolence, please visit our website, Funeral arrangements are provided by the Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home, 467 Bay St. Taunton MA, 02780

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Celebration of Life
May 14, 2020

10:30 AM
Reindeau-Mulvey Funeral Home
467 Bay St.

Video is available for this event

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