AUBURN — Paul McLaughlin, 68, a resident of Lewiston, formerly of Livermore Falls, died Sunday, April 21, at Hospice House of Androscoggin.

He was born June 14, 1944, in Livermore Falls, the son of F. Maurice McLaughlin and Methyl Ranger. He was a 1962 graduate of Livermore Falls High School. He worked for Celotex in Lisbon Falls retiring in 2006 and also as a self-employed woodsman for more than 40 years.

He was a member of New Auburn Social Club, Elks Club, Eagles, Acme, 20 M Social Club and the LeNational. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and in 2002, he bagged the largest moose weighing 926 pounds and also a 257 pound deer.

He is survived by his three sons, Ted McLaughlin and companion, Rebecca Drouin, of Lewiston, Paul McLaughlin Jr. of Pennsylvania, and Rick McLaughlin and his companion, Marie, of Mechanic Falls; his daughter, Trina Cray of Norway; eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert McLaughlin of Fayette, Richard Perry of Seymour, Tenn., Douglas Perry of Norway, George Perry of Ticonderoga, N.Y., Greg Perry of Buckfield and Lauriston Gile of Livermore Falls; his sisters, Joline Coolidge of Jay, Realine Perry of South Paris and Meredith Laurinitis of Ft. Myers, Fla.

He was predeceased by an infant brother, Rapheal McLaughlin; and sisters, Dorothy “Toogie” Perkins, Bonnie Patria, Florice Bryant and Juanita Higgins.

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