Deborah (Sibert) McLaughlin, of West Roxbury, formerly of Cambridge, died peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on Friday morning. Beloved wife of the late John McLaughlin. Devoted mother of Sherry Collazo (McLaughlin) and her husband Luis Collazo of West Roxbury, Wendy McLaughlin and her fiancé Oly Ravelo of Cambridge. Cherished grandmother of Kylie, Leah and Cayden. Sister of Denise Sibert and life partner Edward (Ed) Sullivan of Milo, Maine. Preceded in death by her mother Bernadine (Jean) Sibert, father Francis (Frank) Kelly, her sister Donna Halloran and Grandbaby Sherisa. Also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews. She was a second mother to countless people and always opened her heart to those in need. She will be sorely missed by all who were blessed to have known her. At Deborah’s request, a private service will be held by the family. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Deborah McLaughlin to support cancer research and patient care at:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
P.O. Box 849168
Boston, MA 02284
or via www.dana-farber.org/gift
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