- Delmont F. McLaughlin "Monty," 85, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, January 27, 2017, with his wife, Betty and family by his side. He was born April 14, 1931, in Winn, to Vernard and Grace (Twist) McLaughlin.
He graduated from Medway High School and went to work with his dad full time at McLaughlin Lumber. Delmont had grown up working in this mill and eventually took it on as his own. He built many homes and camps from the lumber that he sawn at his mill. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Delmont had many other small businesses and enjoyed going to camp with his family. He also was a member of Calvary Temple-Assembly of God in East Millinocket. He was a man that was very compassionate and reached out to those in need. He was a very humble man.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Vernard Jr., Evelyth and Wendell; and his wife of 44 years, Barbara. He is survived by their sons, Jay and his wife, Ellen, Mark and his wife, Amanda, Rick and his wife, Robin, Terry and his wife, Melanie, and Shawn; his grandchildren, Lee Jay and Jennifer, Josh and Kara, Daniel, Blake, Gwen, Phebe, Ruby, Chelsea, Brooke and Michael, Ethan, Zach, Abby, Ryan, and Justin and Raquel; his great-grandchildren, Harley and Taylor, Jessie and Kelsi, Lyla, Luke, Levi and Alaina; and one great-great-granddaughter, Hannah. He is also survived by his stepchildren, Albert and Charlene, Joyce and Everett, Lee and Wendy, Earl and Ok Nan, Barbara and Dennis, and Scott and Erica; 10 stepgrandchildren; three great-stepgrandchildren; and two special nieces, Sherry and Brandi.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at Calvary Temple-Assembly of God, 2 Orchard Street, East Millinocket, where funeral services will follow at 4 p.m., with the Rev. Kendall Sperrey and the Rev. Regginal Adams officiating. Spring interment will be at Grindstone Road Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.clayfuneralhome.com.
Published on  January 30, 2017