Arlene R. "Fitty" McLaughlin, 91, of Ligonier died Monday August 8, 2022 at her home.
She was born July 18, 1931 in Unity Township, a daughter of the late Oliver and Gertrude Smith Campbell.
Arlene enjoyed time spent with family and friends playing cards and board games. However, she would have preferred to be outside working in the yard, pulling weeds, digging a ditch or putting a shingle on the roof.
After moving around the country for a number of years she moved back to Pennsylvania and started a career at the Ligonier Post Office in January of 1967. She was the first female
letter carrier on the streets of Ligonier, having worked inside and outside until retirement in January of 1993. After retirement she moved from Church Street in Ligonier to Truth or
Consequences New Mexico in the fall of 1998 coming back to Ligonier in the spring of 2019. Life to her was "just one big adventure."
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William E. McLaughlin Jr., five brothers; Gale, Alfred, Harold, Lyle "Fibber" and Lester Campbell.
Four sisters; Fay Schmucker, Helen McKillip, Elaine Sherer and Carolyn Brant.
She is survived by a niece whom she had been living with Kelly Deemer and her husband Rodney of Ligonier, a brother Larry "Jimbo" Campbell of Latrobe, several other
nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and great grand nieces and nephews.
As per her wishes she will be cremated and there will be no visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice.
McCabe Funeral Home, 144 East Main Street, Ligonier is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa,com.