Carl's Story

DANFORTH - Carl C. McLaughlin, 77, died at his home with his family at his side. He was born February 27, 1938 the son of Howard and Alma (Kinney) McLaughlin.

Carl was a member of the Baskegan Lodge of Danforth, a past member of the Anah Temple and was an active member in the Anah Shriners Horse Patrol. Carl retired from the State Police Barracks after 29 years of service as their mechanic. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, 4 wheeling and snow sledding, After retirement he kept busy with the local snowmobile club and enjoyed living at the lake.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Linna (Pratt) McLaughlin of Danforth, 4 sons: Timothy of Danforth, Mitch and his wife, Tonya of Old Town, Randy and his wife, Lynette of Houlton and Tony and his wife, Kelly of Carmel.; 7 grandchildren: Courtney, Jesse, Cody, Samantha, Cole, Megan and Joshua; 2 great grandchildren: Payton and Adrian; 2 sisters: Bunny & Willy Furge of Corinth, and Jane & Wendal Shain of Brookton as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Carl is predeceased by his parents.

Friends may call 11-12. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at the Danforth Methodist Church with services following at 12:00. Interment will follow the service at the Eaton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to the Shriner Hospital or the Cancer Care of Maine, PO Box 579 Houlton, ME 04730. For online condolences and guestbook please visit
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