Salem, N.H. — Marcia E. (MacArthur) McLaughlin, age 71, of Salem, N.H., died Sunday at Lowell General Hospital, Lowell, Mass. She was born and educated in Springfield, Ohio. Marcia was a purchaser for Smith & Nephew Dyonics in Andover, Mass. Marcia enjoyed cooking, baking, and cake decorating, walks, traveling and shopping. She loved puzzles, suduko, and she was an avid reader. She was predeceased by her husband, Vincent C. McLaughlin. She is survived by her daughters, Debbie McLaughlin and her wife, Linda Keaton of Billerica, Mass., Priscilla and her husband, Tom Pollock of Leominster, Mass., Mindy McLaughlin and her best friend, Cindy Eichman of Salem, N.H.; grandchildren, Michael, Matt, Ryan, Sean, and Sara, and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be Friday, May 3 from 4 to 7 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. Cremation will follow and inurnment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Bennington, N.H. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Dr., Ste. 110, Bedford, N.H., 03110; the Make Wish Foundation of N.H., 814 Elm St., Ste. 300, Manchester, N.H., 03101; or to the American Bible Society, P.O. Box 96812, Washington, D.C., 20090-6812. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.