Daniel T. McLaughlin, 73, passed away Friday November 3, 2023. He was born in Bronx, NY. and moved to this area in 1994. Daniel was an Occupational Therapist in New York & Florida and was a Vocational Rehab Specialist at the Bay Pines VA Medical Center, where he retired. Daniel was a US Army veteran serving with the 101st Airborne.
He was a sober member of the San Martin Group of AA with 43 years of sobriety. He lived a life of service, had many sponsees, grand sponsees, and grand grand sponsees in the program. His motto was “who’s in charge”. He was also a motorcycle and car enthusiast, as well an avid fisherman and camper.
He is survived by his wife, Sheryl Arehart McLaughlin; sister, Patricia Vaughn; niece, Kate Armstrong (Ryan); nephew, TJ Vaughn, as well as niece, Danielle McLaughlin.
Daniel was preceded in death by his brother Bernard McLaughlin in Dec. 2022 and Jimmy McLaughlin, as well as his mother and father.
A Memorial gathering & Remembrance Service will be held for Daniel on Saturday November 25th at 5:00 pm at McDevitt Park.
Donations may be made in his memory to any charity and service work that you would prefer.
McDevitt Park is located at 7601 60th Street North, Pinellas Park 33781.