FARMINGTON – Sadie P. McLaughlin, 99, a resident of Bemis Street in Livermore Falls, died Saturday, Feb. 28, at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Lubec on Jan. 11, 1910, the 13th of 14 children born to Paris K. and Lillian (Morang) Joy. She was a graduate of Lubec High School and furthered her education with two years of college at the University of Maine at Machias.

On April, 5, 1928, she married Earl E. McLaughlin in Lubec. He died April 22, 1988.

Sadie owned Cape Lobster Shop in Cape Elizabeth and was the first woman taxi driver to be licensed in Cape Elizabeth. She then worked for South Portland Realty, retiring in 1968.

She lived for 14 years in New Hampshire and the last 21 years in Livermore Falls. She had an affection for the ocean, her husband having served in the Coast Guard, and loved lighthouses of the Maine coast.

Sadie was a true Red Sox fan, and loved to talk politics.

On May 21, 2007, she received the Boston Post Cane at the age of 97 for the oldest resident in Livermore Falls.

She was a former member of the St Alban’s Episcopal Church in Cape Elizabeth, and member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Wilton.

She is survived by two daughters-in-laws, Nathalie McLaughlin of Livermore Falls, and Beatrice McLaughlin of Rochester, N.H.; nine grandchildren, Brian McLaughlin, Earlene Barger, Clayton McLaughlin Jr., Ann Parsons, Patricia Wilson, Dr. Michael McLaughlin, Judith Dugan, Dan McLaughlin and David McLaughlin; 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by two sons, Linwood in 1985, and Clayton in 1996; 13 brothers and sisters; and a granddaughter, Darlene Anderson in 2008.

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