Devora Irene McLaughlin

May 14, 1947 ~ April 15, 2022 (age 74)


Hagerstown, Maryland-Devora Irene McLaughlin, 74 passed away on Friday April 15,2022 surrounded by so much love at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, MD.
She was born on May 14,1947 in Alma, WV to the late Jim and Dorothy Thomas Yeater.
Devora graduated from Weirton High School in Weirton, WV in 1965.  She grew up in Weirton, WV but most of her stories growing up were those of time spent with her grandparents and extended family in the woods of West Virginia.
Devora had a zest for life.  She loved to have fun and experience new things.  She loved to cook, do yard work, plant, and grow flowers, play cards and was an avid bingo player but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.  She recently relocated to Hagerstown, MD where she was living her best life with her loving husband Joe.  Her house was the place to be.  She acquired an extended family in her loving and caring friends of Summerland Manor.  There was always a reason to gather and have fun.
Devora is survived by her loving husband of 50 years Joe McLaughlin whom she married on March 10, 1972, daughter Tawyna Rose and her husband Donnie and grandchildren  Daniel Graham and his wife Kota, Isaac Graham and his friend Cisco Sanchez and Whitney Rose and her fiancé` Bryce Blake, daughter Rebecca Kriner and her husband Matthew and grandchildren Jake and Lexi Kriner, a sister Sandy Dotson, a sister-in-law Mary Yeater, 3 great grandchildren, and a dog Max who never left her side.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Earl D. McLaughlin and a brother Dallas Yeater.
As per her request, there will be no viewing and a celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.
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