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John Ross Laughlin, age 94, of Jewett died Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014 at Sunnyslope Nursing Home, Bowerston. Born Jan. 11, 1920 in Archer Twp, Harrison Co. he was a son of the late Albert J. Laughlin and Clara M. (Baker) Laughlin.

In addition to his parents John was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years Mary Jean (Porter) Ager Laughlin, two brothers Albert Ward Laughlin of Scio and Judge Neil M. Laughlin of Newark, and a sister Mary Janet McGinnis of Mt. Vernon.

John’s final wishes were to have private services conducted by Rev. David Lee. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Jewett. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity. Koch Funeral Home in Scio has been entrusted with his arrangements.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.