Mary D. McLaughlin

  • Born: February 5, 1929
  • Died: December 13, 2019
  • Location: Goffstown, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family


Mary (Dunn) McLaughlin, 90, formerly of Manchester, mother of eight, grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of nine, died peacefully on December 13, 2019 after a short illness, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Augusta, ME, on February 5, 1929, daughter of the late Leo and Margaret (Cunningham) Dunn. She attended Becker College before marrying Francis J. McLaughlin, also of Augusta, ME.

She served as the secretary to the Diocese of Manchester School Department for many years.

She is survived by her children Dennis (Stacie) of Barrington, RI, Patrick (Robin) of Belmont, NH, Janet (James) Bernier of Manchester, NH, Laura (Douglas) Dickson of Alexandria, VA and Sean (Cynthia) of Haverhill, MA; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She is pre-deceased by her husband, Francis J.; her son, Francis J. Jr (Marcia); daughter, Carol; daughter, Sheila Window and grandson, Donovan Dickson.

She was devoted to her family and many children and grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and summers at her camp in Maine.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at St. Joseph Cathedral Chapel, Lowell Street, Manchester. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Manchester, ME at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Mary D. McLaughlin to the Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Rd., Merrimack, NH 03054.