In Our Care

McLaughlin, Lera A. (Lowery) of Arlington. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 21st. Beloved wife of the late William F. McLaughlin. Loving mother of Dianne Peters and her husband Richard of Merrimack, NH and Janice Donahue and her husband James of Waltham. Cherished grandmother of Scott Peters and his wife Stephanie, Kelly Cavanaugh and her husband Eric , Tami Leonard and her husband Jody and Lori King and her husband Jamie. Also survived by her ten dear great grandchildren. She was also like a second mother to Peter Kirk. Lera is the sister of the late Lillian Hickey. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in the DeVito Funeral Home 1145 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON on Monday March 26th from 9:00 – 11:00 am and to her funeral mass at 11:30 am in St. Camillus Church. Burial to follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Lera to a charity of your choice. To view an online guestbook please visit