Laughlin,  Flora May

Laughlin, Flora May

Female 1924 - 2015  (90 years)

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  • Name Laughlin, Flora May  [1, 2, 3
    Born 8 Dec 1924  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Immanuel Hospital
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1930  Newport, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1935  Newport, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Newport, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Education Between 1942 and 1944  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Pennsylvania State, Physical Education 
    Find A Grave Memorial 159718354 
    Graduation 1942  [1
    Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, USA, High School 
    Residence 1954  Chesterland, Geauga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Butternut Road 
    Died 28 Jan 2015  Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Phoebe Home of Allentown
    Buried West Catasauqua, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fairview Cemetery
    Person ID I17153  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree | The History of Alexander V Laughlen
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Laughlin, Edgerton Ross,   b. 23 Jun 1892, Marlbank, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1969, Catasauqua, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Bowyer, Mary Elizabeth,   b. 23 Jan 1898, Strathcona, Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1986, Catasauqua, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Jul 1922  York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F6016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fritzges, Robert Henry,   b. 20 Nov 1921, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1995, Catasauqua, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1944  [1
    Children 
     1. Fritzges, Robert Henry  [natural]
     2. Fritzges, Brian David  [natural]
     3. Fritzges, Jeffrey Ross,   b. 11 Nov 1948, Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1976, Catasauqua, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F6017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1924 - Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Newport, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Newport, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Apr 1940 - Newport, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Pennsylvania State, Physical Education - Between 1942 and 1944 - Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Butternut Road - 1954 - Chesterland, Geauga, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 2015 - Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - West Catasauqua, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Laughlin, Flora May and Ross
    Laughlin, Flora May and Ross
    Laughlin, Flora May
    Laughlin, Flora May

    Headstones
    Fritzges, Robert Henry Grave Stone
    Fritzges, Robert Henry Grave Stone

    Family Crest
    Laughlen Family Crest
    Laughlen Family Crest

  • Notes 
    • Flora May Fritzges, 90 years, of Catasauqua, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in Phoebe Home of Allentown. Born in Mankato, MN. She was the daughter of the late Edgerton Ross and Mary (Bowyer) Laughlin. She was married on February 26, 1944 to the late Robert H. Fritzges, I who died January 21, 1995. Flora May graduated from Shickshinny High School in 1942 and studied physical education at PSU from 1942 to 1944. She worked as an Instructor at Judy Greenwood House of Charm of Allentown, also in sales with Sondra Manufacturing and in the housekeeping department of the former Wannamaker's of Lehigh Valley. She was a member of St Paul's Lutheran Church of Catasauqua and one of the founding members of the Catasauqua Ambulance Corp. She was an avid bird watcher and participated in bird counts, an avid bridge player and a yoga Instructor. Survivors: Flora May is survived by her sons Robert Henry Fritzges, II, Brian David Fritzges and Bradley Laughlin Fritzges, 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Ross Edward Laughlin, her Husband Robert and son Jeffrey Ross Fritzges. Services: Memorial services will be 12:00noon Saturday, February 7, 2015 in the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc., 234 Walnut Street, Catasauqua, Pa. 18032. Call 11:00am until 12:00noon Saturday, February 7th in the funeral home. Contributions: In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Lehigh Gap Nature Center, P.O. Box 198, Slatington, Pa. 18080-0198. Published in Morning Call from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2015

  • Sources 
    1. [S424] The Works of M. E. Laughlin and E. R. Laughlin, 1955 2nd Edition, Mary Elizabeth Bowyer Laughlin and Edgerton Ross Laughlin.

    2. [S45] 1930 USA Federal Census, taken April 1, 1930, Year: 1930; Census Place: Newport, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2070; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0147; Image: 278.0; FHL microfilm: 2341804.
      Record for E Ross Laughlin

    3. [S596] 1940 USA Federal Census, taken April 1, 1940, Year: 1940; Census Place: Newport, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3557; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 40-198.
      Record for Doctor E J Laughlin

    4. [S1] Ontario: Birth, Death and Marriage Records, Archives of Ontario; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1928; Series: MS932; Reel: 601.
      Record for Egerton Ross Laughlin