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Charles Buren McLaughlin

Savannah-Charles Buren McLaughlin, 84, passed into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Hospice House of Savannah surrounded by family. He was born in Frametown, West Virginia, the son of Ford William and Beatrice Marie James McLaughlin. He was a graduate of Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio with a degree in Pharmacy. He owned and operated his own local community pharmacy, Reidenbach’s in Wheelersburg, Ohio for many years before retiring to Savannah, GA. He was a 20 year communicant of St. James Catholic Church. Surviving him are his wife of 58 years, Melanie Ann Shoemaker McLaughlin; children, Leigh Ann McLaughlin (Patrick) Hammen; Charles Brett (Eleanore) McLaughlin; grandchildren, Stephanie Elizabeth Hammen and Sean Patrick Hammen. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ford and Beatrice McLaughlin; daughter, Stephanie Ann McLaughlin and brother, James Erwin McLaughlin. Inurnment will take place at a later date in June at St. Peter in Chains Catholic Church in Wheelersburg, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be sent to: St. Jude’s Hospital, Shriners Hospital, Hospice of Savannah or Benedictine Military School. Local arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg. Condolences to the family may be made at www.harrison-pyles.com.



Tuesday June 4, 2019

Lawrence D. Williams

Buren was my friend and a scholastic competitor at Lindsay Elementary and Portsmouth East High School. It was always a please to match wits with Buren although I sometimes lost. Will always remember him.


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