SALEM, Ohio – Mildred Viola McLaughlin, age 97, of Salem, died Tuesday morning, May 30, 2017 at the Brookdale Senior Living in Salem.
She was born January 2, 1920 in Harrison County, the daughter of the late Clyde O. and Icie (Thompson) Hendershot.
Mildred was a 1938 graduate of Adena High School, a graduate of both the Cleveland Bible College (now Malone College) and Youngstown University.
She was a former member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Salem and Columbiana Nazarene Church.
She taught 2nd grade at the McKinley and Buckeye Schools in Salem, retiring in 1980.
Her husband, James A. McLaughlin, whom she married June 22, 1946, preceded her in death on October 20, 2004.
Survivors include three daughters, Lois (John) Barnes and Beth (Charles) Cowgill both of Kankakee, Illinois and Janine (Darrell) DuVall, of New Waterford, Ohio; a sister, Martha Miller of Glendale, Arizona; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were three brothers, Lawrence, John and Clyde Hendershot; a sister, Sarah Dowdle and a daughter, Gayle Arlene McLaughlin.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2017, at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Jan Winnale officiating.
Friends may call from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. prior to the funeral at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Salem.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Columbiana Nazarene Church, 330 North Elm Street, Columbiana, OH 44408.
Funeral arrangements handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home. Please visit www.starkmemorial.com to send online condolences to the McLaughlin family.