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In Memory of

John P. McLaughlin

January 9, 1938 - June 14, 2017

Obituary


McLaughlin, Father John P., (79), a priest of the Archdiocese of Miami returned to the Lord on June 14, 2017. Father John was born in Quincy, MA on January 9, 1938 to the late John and Helen McLaughlin. He is survived by cousins living in the Boston area and Donegal, Ireland. Father John was ordained a priest at St. Mary's Cathedral in Miami on May 14, 1966. He graduated from St. Ann's High School in West Palm Beach, St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield, Conn, St. John's Seminary College in Brighton, MA and Barry University in...

McLaughlin, Father John P., (79), a priest of the Archdiocese of Miami returned to the Lord on June 14, 2017. Father John was born in Quincy, MA on January 9, 1938 to the late John and Helen McLaughlin. He is survived by cousins living in the Boston area and Donegal, Ireland. Father John was ordained a priest at St. Mary's Cathedral in Miami on May 14, 1966. He graduated from St. Ann's High School in West Palm Beach, St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield, Conn, St. John's Seminary College in Brighton, MA and Barry University in Miami. His assignments include Associate Pastor at Immaculate Conception in Hialeah, St. Monica in Carol City, Annunciation in West Hollywood, Nativity in Hollywood, and St. Patrick in Miami Beach. He was the founding pastor of St. Martha's in Miami Shores and pastor of Blessed Sacrament in Oakland Park. He also served as the Spiritual Director at Msgr. Pace High School and Madonna Academy, Assistant Principal at St. Thomas High School in Fort Lauderdale and the Supervising Principal at Mary Immaculate High School in Key West. He served on the Advisory Board of the Archdiocesan Permanent Diaconate program, as a Chaplain to the Oakland Park Police Department, and the Board of Directors of Holy Cross Hospital. Father John served as Dean for the Northeast Broward Deanery and on the Archdiocesan Presbyterial Council. During his retirement, Father John served in the Ministry to Retired Priests of the Archdiocese and as a Catholic Chaplain at Seafarers' House in Port Everglades. Viewing will be held at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 731 North Ocean Boulevard, Pompano Beach on Monday, June 19, 2017 from 5 - 7 pm with a Prayer Service at 7 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Martha's Catholic Church, 9301 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami Shores on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. with a viewing from 9 - 9:45 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady Queen of Heaven in Lauderdale Lakes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Archdiocesan Seminary Burse Fund for the education of future priests. Donations may be mailed to St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 731 North Ocean Boulevard, Pompano Beach, FL 33062. Arrangements entrusted to KRAEER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, Pompano Beach. (954) 941-4111 www.kraeerpompanobeach.net - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sunsentinel/obituary.aspx?n=john-p-mclaughlin&pid=185831604#sthash.oinjvNuH.dpuf