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Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 21:53:55 +0100

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Subject: MCLAUGHLIN: Leona I Ceurvels McLaughlin 2009

> MCLAUGHLIN, Leona I (Ceurvels)
> Lhendri479 (View posts) Posted: 31 Mar 2009 10:42PM GMT
> Classification: Obituary
> GLOUCESTER, MA - Leona I. (Ceurvels) McLaughlin, 80, formerly of South
> Boston, died early Sunday morning, March 29, 2009 in the Addison Gilbert
> Hospital following an extended illness. She was the wife of the late John
> McLaughlin, who died in May of 2004.
> Born in South Boston on Sept. 6, 1928, she was the daughter of the late
> Joseph and Anna (McCarthy) Ceurvels. She was one of 14 children.
> She had been a resident of Dorchester for many years before moving to
> Gloucester four years ago to be under the loving care of her daughter,
> Kathie and son-in-law, Peter.
> A loving and devoted mother and grandmother, Leona's family was everything
> to her. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
> She is survived by seven children, Thomas, husband of Darlene Shea,
> Richard,
> husband of Patricia Shea, Frank Shea, Kathleen Shea, wife of Peter Hollis,
> Donna Feeney, John, husband of MaryRose McLaughlin, and Kevin, husband of
> Shelley McLaughlin, 24 grandchildren, and 41 great-grandchildren. She is
> also survived by her sister, Madeline, wife of Watson Petruzewitz, a
> brother, Richard, husband of Florence "Pinky" Ceurvels, her best friend,
> Linda Sweet, and many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her
> son, Mark McLaughlin, two grandsons, Richard Shea, Jr. and Frank Shea, Jr.
> and her son-in-law, Paul Feeney.
> ARRANGEMENTS: In keeping with her wishes, services will be held privately.
> Arrangements are under the direction of the Pike-Grondin Funeral Home, 61
> Middle St., Gloucester. For more information and to send online
> condolences,
> please visit
> Published in the Gloucester Daily Times on 3/31/2009

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