Charles P McLaughlin

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Charles P McLaughlin

<p>Charles “Charlie” Patrick McLaughlin (July 10, 1951 - May 30, 2024) of Hammond, IN passed on to be with his Lord while surrounded by those he loved most.</p><p><br></p><p>Charlie was a kind and gentle man with a dry sense of humor. A dedicated Hoosier, he attended Indiana University with a focus in fine ales and fine arts - talents he continued to foster and share with others throughout his life.</p><p><br></p><p>He grew up with a strong sense of family and reveled in his Irish and Polish heritage, the oldest of a generation of tight-knit siblings and cousins known as “Hazel’s Kids.”</p><p><br></p><p>Charlie was a devout Catholic and revered for his deep and earnest faith, committing himself to a life of service which included volunteering as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Joseph’s Church in Hammond and serving as a 4th Degree member of The Knights of Columbus (past Grand Knight of Unity Council 726) and legacy member of the Hammond Optimist Club (past President).</p><p><br></p><p>He enjoyed a 35-year career with Community Hospital’s Purchasing Department where he worked alongside a wonderful team of co-workers and forged lifelong friendships.</p><p><br></p><p>Charlie married Candy (nee Riddle) in July of 1982. They had two tall, creative sons Phillip (Katelyn) of Munster and John of New York, NY and Munster. Charlie and Candy were blessed with three grandchildren: Charles, Olsen, and Faye, who frequently brought joy and laughter into their lives.</p><p><br></p><p>Charlie was preceded in death by his father Phil, mother Maggie, step-father Bill Fitzpatrick, sister Kimmie, many adored aunts, uncles, cousins, and Gunny the Turtle. In addition to his wife, children, and grandchildren, he is survived by his brothers Brian (Linda) and James (Carol), and beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.</p><p><br></p><p>Please raise a pint of Guinness in Charlie’s honor, “May your troubles be less and your blessings be more, and nothing but happiness come through your door.”</p><p><br></p><p>Visitation at Kish Funeral Home (10000 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN) on Thursday June 6, 2024 from 4-8PM.</p><p><br></p><p>Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph’s Church (5304 Holman Ave, Hammond, IN) at 10AM on Friday June 7, 2024.</p><p><br></p><p>Donations can be made in Charles's name to:</p><p><br></p><p>https://www.gibault.org/</p>
July 10, 1951 - May 30, 202407/10/195105/30/2024
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Casey family; Lynn, Jim and Mary Jeanne

June 10, 2024

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Very fond memories of a very special man. The world was a better place because of Charlie & certainly lonelier without him. Our deepest condolences.
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June 07, 2024

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June 07, 2024

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June 06, 2024

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June 06, 2024

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Thinking of you all and sending our love.
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June 06, 2024

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We love our big extended family and hold Charlie and all his family in our hearts.
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Cassie

June 05, 2024

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Auntie Candy, Phil & John, Sending love, thoughts and condolences.
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Lucy & Zach

June 05, 2024

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Terry Clifton

June 05, 2024

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In memory of Charlie, a great childhood friend, My condolences to Candy and the whole family. I wish I had had time to visit since I moved back to NWI
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Melinda Boothe Massette

June 05, 2024

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With deepest sympathy,
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Paula Parker, Lansing, Ill.

June 05, 2024

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Dear McLaughlin Family, You and Hammond, Ind. have lost a great, native son. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.
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Nancy, Kira and the cell family

June 04, 2024

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Warmest condolences and love
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Sylesh and Kamala Babu

June 03, 2024

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We pray the Almighty gives you and your family the strength to bear this terrible loss.
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Jeff and Mary Nagel

June 03, 2024

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
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June 03, 2024

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Sending our condolences to Phil and his family.
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June 03, 2024

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Cast and Crew of Peace and Love in Brooklyn

June 02, 2024

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For John Charles and family, with deepest sympathy from the Cast and Crew of Peace and Love in Brooklyn.
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Beth Lehmann

June 02, 2024

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Dear Candy and family, I am so sorry for the loss of Charlie. I will keep you in my prayers and pray you feel Gods peace during this difficult time.