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Donna Mclaughlin

d. January 31, 2017

Donna M. McLaughlin, 72, of Edinboro, died Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at St. Vincent Health Care. She was the 11th child of 13, born in Wildcat, WV on July 26, 1944 the daughter of the late Emory Benson and Rada Louise (Kincaid) Forinash.

Donna loved gardening, baking and the simplicities of life, family, friends and making wonderful memories as well as being able to help people whenever she was able to.

She worked for 42 years as a machinist at Teledyne Penn Union in Edinboro, PA.

She was preceded in death by two step-sons, Steven and John McLaughlin; five sisters, Connie McGuire, Phyllis Simpson, Norma Kohut, Pauline Welldone and Geneva Lasick; two brother, Dallas and William Forinash.

Survivors include her husband John McLaughlin; a step-daughter, Lorrie (John) Kalicky of Albion; 2 step-sons, Greg (Karen) McLaughlin of Edinboro and Michael (Dan) McLaughlin of Columbus, OH; 3 sisters, Mabel Thompson of Louisville, OH, Janet Ruland of Cambridge Springs, PA, and Janice Kirsch of Wildcat, WV; 2 brothers, Dennis Forinash of Cambridge Springs, PA and Delmar Forinash of Albion, PA, also, a step-daughter-in-law, Audrey McLaughlin of Millcreek.

Friends may call at the Glunt Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 210 Erie Street, Edinboro, on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 2 to 5 p.m. A mass of christian burial will be held at St. Philip Catholic Church, 25797 Rt. 98, Edinboro, PA 16412, on Saturday at 10:00 am with Fr. John Swoger officiating.

Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to an organization of your choice. To send condolences please visit

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