Richard Sweeney McLaughlin

Richard Sweeney McLaughlin, 96 of Naperville, passed away Oct. 30, 2022.

He was born in 1926 in Doylestown, Penn., to George and Anna.

Richard served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the VFW Post 3873 and American Legion Post 43.

Richard spent his career as an educator, teaching in Hinsdale schools from 1959-86. He was a member of the Hinsdale High School Retirees Association and the Teacher's Retiree Association of Illinois.

He also was a member of the Denison University Alumni Association and the Ohio State University Alumni Association. He was an active member of the Filipino American Community of Illinois, the Iligan-Lanao Association of the Midwest, the Lano del Norte Association of Illinois and the Pamanang Lahi Foundation of Illinois Inc. He was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity since 1948.

Richard is survived by his wife, Tita; his children, Peter (Cris), Lisa (Brendan), Maville and Merlie; his grandchildren, Emily, Carl, Max, Kelsie, Kaitlin, Ryan, Zab, Zac, Migs, Kim Jr. and Rich.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Janet; his children, Rich and Kim Lowell; and his siblings, George and Charlotte.

A visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, and from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Homes & Crematory, 516 S. Washington St., Naperville.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Road, Naperville.

Interment will follow at Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Naperville.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to VFW Post 3873, American Legion Post 43 and Auxiliary.