D. Scott McLaughlin

Queensbury* D. Scott McLaughlin, 84, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 with his loving family by his side.

He was the son of the late Marie Woolman Bascom and Milton Thayer McLaughlin. He graduated from Hudson Falls high school in 1947.   On Nov. 3, 1979 he married Brigid McConville Harris in Lake George, NY.

Beside his wife of 33 years, Scott is survived by his six daughters, Marie Springer, Marcia (Waite) Cowles, Susan O'Hanlon, Lisa (William) Reilly, Karen McLaughlin, S. Melissa (William) Stark, and one son Michael (Jane) McLaughlin.  He was a beloved father figure to Brigid's children, James (Connie) Harris, Larry (Heidi) Harris, Thomas Harris, JoAnne (Colin) Sharp, daughter-in-law, Pamela Harris, and his 25 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.  He is also survived by three sisters, Sherryn (Michael) Espeseth, Barbara (Gary) Hamlin, Joy (Chet) Suida and a brother Gary (Joyce) McLaughlin and a step-brother, Antone "Tony" King. 

Beside his parents he was predeceased by his stepfather, Alger Mason, brother, Milton T. McLaughlin, sister, Nancy Clifton, son, Keith Harris and grandson, Thomas Yell.

Friends may call from 1 to 4 PM Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 at the Singleton Sullivan Potter Funeral Home at 407 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY.   A memorial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Scott's memory can be made to North Queensbury Volunteer Fire Co., North Queensbury Rescue Squad, PO Box 272, Cleverdale, NY 12820; St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or Warm the Children Fund, c/o The Post Star, PO Box 2157, Glens Falls, NY 12801.  For those wishing to make online condolences, please go to www.sbfuneralhome.com.

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