Anthony J. McLaughlin, Jr.

  • Died: November 14, 2020
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family

Anthony J. McLaughlin, Jr. 78 of Philadelphia passed away on November 14, 2020. Beloved husband of Dolores O'Donnell McLaughlin. Loving father of Shawn A. McLaughlin (Coleen) and Brendan J. McLaughlin (Dana). Grandfather of Christa, Brenna, Sarah, Kendall, Anthony, Jessica and Ryan. Dear brother of Mary Van Etten, Michael McLaughlin, Catheryn O'Donnell, William McLaughlin, Anne Cannon, Patrick McLaughlin and the late Robert McLaughlin.
Anthony was a retired Philadelphia Police Officer. He enjoyed family gatherings, friends, softball and attending all of his grand children's sporting events.

Friends are invited to Anthony's Life Celebration, Friday, November 20, 2020 from 9:00AM to 10:00AM at St Bernard's Church, 7341 Cottage St, Philadelphia PA 19136. Followed by his Funeral Mass at 10:00AM. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers donations in Anthony's memory may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Life Celebration services entrusted to John F. Givnish of Academy Rd. 215-281-0100


Condolence & Memory Journal

I think about you so much. Not one person could ever come close to the importance you held in my life. I hope we're making you proud. Miss you more than life.

Posted by - philadelphia, PA   February 09, 2021

We had some great times in the 14th District wonderful memories to look back on and let me say this Tony thank you for your support all thru my career. Rest In Peace we will see you again
Sgt Michael Vassallo 14th District 5 Sq

Posted by Sgt Michael Vassallo - Phila, PA - Friend   November 20, 2020

To Tony's family and closest friends, my deepest condolences. Only got to know him the last couple of years thru our softball team at Holme and Convent Avenues, but he was a class act and a great team mate! Rest in peace, my friend.

Posted by Len Smith - Bensalem, PA - Friend   November 19, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our prayers

Posted by Al. Liz Shaffer - Ocean View, NJ - Friend   November 19, 2020

To the McLaughlin Family, We were Blessed to have Tony as our friend and God Father to our daughter Wendy. We ask God to continue to comfort his Family. We will miss the good times we had together. Love, Walt and Jackie Smith & Family.

Posted by Walt &Jackie Smith - Philadelphia, PA - Friend   November 19, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Terri Drew - Bensalem, PA - Friend   November 19, 2020

Lori, Shawn & Brendan
So sorry for your loss. Blessings & Condolences to you.

Posted by Maureen Purdy - Philadelphia, PA - Friend   November 18, 2020

Blessing to the family
My prayers and condolences
May he Rest In Peace!
God bless

Posted by Skip Kimble - Thorndale, PA - Friend   November 18, 2020


Thoughts and prayers are with you and family. Memories of our childhood abound. Love to all

Posted by Joan Brewer - Glenside, PA - Family Friend   November 17, 2020


Our deepest heartfelt sympathy to Lorry, the boys and their wives, all of the grandchildren and Tony's siblings. He was a great friend to us, a wonderful husband and father, a beloved grandfather and brother. Memories of Tony are all good ones and his smile and laughter were infectious. He will always be in all of your hearts and in ours as well.

Posted by Pat and Jerry Doto - North Wildwod, NJ - Friend   November 17, 2020

My deepest heartfelt sympathy to the McLaughlin family...May he rest in God's arms..RIP Anthony

Posted by Anthony Russo - Sicklerville, NJ - Friend   November 17, 2020

Rip tony

Posted by Jim Derocini    November 17, 2020

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