The Life of Henry McLaughlin
Henry F. "Hank" McLaughlin Jr., husband of Veronica "Ronnie" Elia McLaughlin and Ansonia resident, died June 25, 2010. He was born Jan. 10, 1931 in Derby, son of the late Henry F. McLaughlin Sr. & Mary Davidonis McLaughlin. A U.S. Army Tank Division Veteran of the Korean War. Hank was a member of the American Legion Ansonia Post #50. He worked as a tool setter for Black & Decker in Shelton until retiring in 1993. He was a lifelong parisioner of St. Anthony's Church in Ansonia. Hank enjoyed playing in the Ansonia Stop & Shp Horse Shoe league and was an avid fisherman and member of the Naugatuck Valley Bassmasters. In addition to his wife Ronnie, Hank is survived by his son Kenneth McLaughlin of Columbus, OH, daugher Cindy Ogden of West Minster, MD, two sisters, Lillian Dirzius of Seymour & Ruth McLaughlin of Southbury, three grandchildren Briana Ogden & Jennifer & Rachel McLaughlin and several nieces and nephews. The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia.