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Karen Lee McLaughlin

March 23, 1942 April 23, 2019
Karen Lee McLaughlin
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Obituary for Karen Lee McLaughlin

Karen L. McLaughlin, age 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Beatrice (Wallace) Murray.

Karen was born in Attleboro on March 23, 1942. She and her husband John were married in Norton, MA in 1960. She has been a resident of Plainville for the past 20 years, formerly of Mansfield. She was a former maternity nurse at Sturdy Memorial Hospital.

Karen was a Karate Sensei. With an art degree she earned at Dean Junior College in Franklin, Karen was a talented artist, especially in painting and needlework. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Beloved wife of John McLaughlin. Loving mother of Richard McLaughlin of New Mexico, Kelly Jean Morse and her husband Peter of Norton, Karen Jewitt of North Attleboro, the late Terrence McLaughlin and her late grandson Zachary Jewitt. Also survived by six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Friday from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South Street, Foxborough. An interment service will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Foxborough. To leave an online condolence please visit the funeral home web site at For additional information please call 508-543-5471.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Karen’s memory may be made to the C.O.P.D Foundation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134 or online at


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