Loretta W. McLaughlin
Loretta W. McLaughlin, 91, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Swiss Village in Berne. She was born in Adams County to Edwin and Bertha Lehman.
She worked at First Federal for 10 years and as a hostess for Welcome Wagon International, Inc. for over 17 years. She was a member of Peace United Church of Christ and Nightingales Home Economic Club.
She is survived by her son, Brian L. (Rebecca) McLaughlin of Fort Wayne; daughter, Ellen M. Myers of Watertown, Massachusetts; two grandchildren, Genevra and Olivia Myers of Watertown, Massachusetts; and sister, Anna E. Sprunger of Berne.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 59 years, H. Lowell McLaughlin; brother, Eloyd Lehman; and sister, Nova Gerber.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4 at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Rd., Fort Wayne and one hour prior to the 10:00 a.m. funeral service on Saturday, January 5 at Peace United Church of Christ, 9123 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne. Officiating will be Rev. Christen Pettit-Miller and Rev. John Krueger. Burial will take place at Lindenwood Cemetery in Fort Wayne.
Memorials may be made to Peace United Church of Christ.
Arrangements provided by D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home in Fort Wayne. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.