Paul McLaughlin

Obituary of Paul Joseph McLaughlin

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Paul Joseph McLaughlin, 55, of Riverdale, New Jersey unexpectedly passed away at his home on September 6, 2022.


Born and raised in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, Paul was a 1985 graduate of Pequannock Township High School. He moved to Riverdale, New Jersey 20 years ago and was employed as an inspector for PSE&G for over 30 years. Paul was an avid NY Jets and Mets fan and also enjoyed playing ice hockey, skiing, and travelling.


Paul is lovingly survived by his mother, Nancy; his sisters, Ann Marie Wells and Mary Jane Maley and her husband Rich; his nephews, Conor Maley, Kevin Maley, and James Wells; and his niece, Shannon Wells. He was predeceased by his father, Paul A. McLaughlin, Jr. in 2021.


Family and friends are invited to gather with the family at Our Lady of Good Counsel RC Church in Pompton Plains, New Jersey at 10:00 am on Monday, September 12. A memorial Mass will begin at 11:00 am. 


In lieu of flowers, consider a living tribute to Paul’s memory by planting trees ( This would be greatly appreciated by his family.