Diania Louise Shearer McLaughlin, age 57, of Lee Road, Waterford, PA, died Wednesday, November 12, 2008 after a long illness. She was born February 4, 1951 daughter of Mildred Shearer Hughes of Cambridge Springs, PA and the late Donald R. Shearer.
She graduated from Cambridge Springs High School and had worked at Continental Rubber Works in Erie, PA. Diania married her husband of 35 years, John Robert McLaughlin, on April 28, 1973.
Survivors include her mother Mildred Shearer Hughes and her husband Wayne Hughes of Cambridge Springs, PA; her husband John Robert McLaughlin, of Waterford, PA; her daughter Brenna Swift of Cambridge Springs, PA; a son Jon McLaughlin and his wife Stacy of Raleigh, NC; three grandchildren, Olivia, Ashley, and Mark Swift of Cambridge Springs, PA; her sisters, Kathy and her husband Ronald Riel of Erie, PA, Carol Loomis and her husband Joe Balazowich of Palm Harbor, FL, Rosemary and her husband Bruce Palmer of New Port Richey, FL; her brothers, Donald and his wife Laurie Shearer of Cambridge Springs, PA, Paul John and his wife Louise Shearer of Waterford, PA; and many nieces and nephews.
Diania was preceded in death by her father Donald Shearer, and her infant son Robert John McLaughlin.
A memorial service will be held at the Mill Village Presbyterian Church on Monday, November 17th at 2:00PM. Burial will be at the Mill Village Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.