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Charles W. ‘Chuck’ McLaughlin

Feb. 6, 1947 – July 15, 2021

Charles W. “Chuck” McLaughlin, 74, Altoona, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, after a brief illness at Surrey Place of Bradenton, Fla. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Charles Beegleand Marion (Atherholt) McLaughlin.

He married Melody A. Wohlbruck on Aug. 17, 1968.

Chuck is survived by his loving wife; a son, Andrew C. (Tami) McLaughlin of State College; five grandchildren: Katie Belis-Lowry (Scott), Andrew “Tate”, Jack, Casher and Miley; three great-grandchildren: Max, Trace and Quinn; his mother-in-law, Jean Wohlbruck; and several cousins.

He was a 1965 graduate of Altoona High School and received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Penn State University in 1970; where he participated in ROTC. He was later commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant of the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Army Reserves as Lieutenant Colonel.

Chuck began his career at Arthur Anderson in Pittsburgh and retired from Wolf Furniture Company as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President. Chuck was fascinated with all aspects of business.

He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.

Chuck loved everything and anything Penn State. He enjoyed traveling to Florida, but truly loved spending time with his family.

Friends will be received from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 25, 2021, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, July 26, 2021, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 5514 Roselawn Ave., Altoona, with Monsignor Michael Becker. Committal will be held at Calvary Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook page.