August 17, 1965 ~ June 18, 2020

Born in: Millinocket, ME
Resided in: Meriden, CT

Christopher S. McLaughlin, 54, passed away from a long term illness on June 18, 2020.  He was born on August 17, 1965 in Millinocket, ME. He grew up in East Millinocket and Medway, ME until moving to CT in 1992 making his home in Bristol, CT for 18 years until moving to Meriden, CT where he currently resided. He is the son of the late Thaxter (Avan) and Leta (Birmingham) McLaughlin.

Chris loved many outdoor activities…such as camping, fishing and hunting. One of his favorite past times was spending time with his beloved dog Tucker of 16 yrs. (5/23/2003-1/29/19) whom was always by his side.

He is survived by the love of his life of 26 years Laura Anderson and his sister Kim McLaughlin of Simsbury, CT.

Funeral services for Chris will be private at this time.  Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

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  1. All of the love Chris had was most definitely for Laura. They found each other twice through life and will find one another again. Eternal life, Love, Kristen Wojick

  2. We were shocked and saddened to hear of Chris’s passing. We will always remember the many Christmases we shared together. (Often noteworthy.) It’s hard to believe Laura & Chris 26 years!!! (Laura, remind me who Kirby is again? Chris, you had a tough ordeal the past couple of years but alas it’s time to R.I.P. Dave & Patti.

  3. Chris-RIP my “Buddy”…u were truly my best friend! U were ALWAYS by my side and had my back at all times wen it mattered. U were a good man with a BIG heart! Words cannot express how much I miss u. I know u loved me more than life itself (although I may not have said it enuf) I know u knew I loved u with all my heart too!!! I am relieved u are no longer suffering and now u are at peace. Dont worry bud I am strong and I will b ok (knowing u will b watching over me). Until we see eachother again…I miss u and I love u – I love u – I love u!!!!!!

  4. RIP Chris, thanks for taking care of Laura all those years! I hope you and Tucker find each other out there, Gary

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