Esther M. McLaughlin

March 3, 1943 ~ February 16, 2015





Esther M. Thompson Bowser McLaughlin, 71, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 12:38 a.m. at the VNA Inpatient Hospice.

She was born March 3, 1943 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Tony Thompson and Mary Rose (Deep) Thompson.

In her early years, Esther worked at Nationwide Insurance Company in Butler, PA, then worked for American Hardware in East Butler, where she retired from. She was a member of the American Legion Post #117 Ladies Auxiliary and she also enjoyed playing golf.

Esther is survived by her husband, Eugene J. McLaughlin; one son, David McLaughlin and his wife Shellie of Butler, PA; one daughter, Dianna Cuny and her husband Jeffrey of Cranberry Twp, PA; five grandchildren, Hogan, Nicklaus, Palmer, Colton and Alyssa; one brother, Michael Thompson and his wife Becky of Butler, PA; one niece, Natalie Yost and her husband Ryan of Washington, PA; one great nephew, Donovan; and one great niece, Irene.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond L. "Bud" Bowser, who passed away on December 7, 1987; and one sister, Geraldine "Gerry" Thompson.

Friends will be received Wednesday, February 18, 2015, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 11:00 am at the St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church, 1660 North Main Street Ext., Butler, PA, with Rev. Nicholas J. Argentieri of St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church, officiating.

Burial will take place in the North Side Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VNA Inpatient Hospice, 115 Technology Drive, Butler, PA 16001.




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