Margaret "Peg" McLaughlin
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, October 20, 2005

Born: May 23, 1926

Died: October 19, 2005

Married: Bill McLaughlin

Children: William Shakespeare ("Shakes") McLaughlin and Shannon McLaughlin Stratton

Margaret Gage McLaughlin was a Registered Nurse; she was head nurse of the surgical floor at the Saranac Lake General Hospital. She was awarded her pin for 25 years of service to the hospital at the hospital's Christmas party December 13, 1985.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, October 20, 2005

Margaret "Peg" McLaughlin

Margaret "Peg" McLaughlin, 79, of 103 Franklin Ave., Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.

Born on May 23, 1926 in Troy, she was the daughter of Joseph and Katherine (Blessing) Gage.

She married William J. McLaughlin on May 24, 1947 in Schenectady.

Mrs. McLaughlin was a 1946 graduate of Rochester General Hospital where she earned her registered nurse degree. She was employed by the General Hospital of Saranac Lake from 1946 to 1989. She was later employed by High Peaks Hospice in Saranac Lake from 1991 until her retirement in 1995.

Mrs. McLaughlin also volunteered at the Saranac Lake Free Library, the Community Lunch Box and the Saranac Lake Adult Center.

She is survived by one son, William McLaughlin Jr. and his wife Lorraine of Saranac Lake; one daughter, Shannon Stratton of Saranac Lake; three grandchildren: Kerry Trombly and her husband Travis, Timothy McLaughlin and Devon Stratton; three nieces and nephews; and several grand nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband on Jan. 12, 1986 and a brother, Joseph Gage of New Scotland in 2003. . . . 

Interment will be in Old St. Bernard's Cemetery.