Frank B. McLaughlin

Frank B. McLaughlin, 82, of Yorktown, passed away on July 19, 2021. He was a native of Logan, Ohio and a resident of the Peninsula for over 60 years. Frank was a salesman for Maritime Seafood and was a lifelong “fish peddler”. He was a member of the Jaycees and The Rotary Club.

Frank is survived by his wife, Barbara L. “Sissy” McLaughlin; daughters, Nadine Laszlo (Nick) and Penny M. Vaughan (Chip); his furbaby, Chewey; “Pop Pop” to his grandchildren, Corey, Tyler, Pierce, and Anna; and great-grandchildren, Bradlee and Ryan.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021, which would have been their 61st wedding anniversary, at Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., in Newport News.

Memorial contributions may be made to the S.P.C.A.


  1. arthur and jean fass

    we have known frank for years. he was a wonderful , caring person……..his passing is a terrible loss….he will be greatly missed

  2. Patricia and Joe Jenkins

    I am so sorry for your loss. I’ll always remember Frank was a wonderful and pleasant man. My prayers are with you and your family.

    Love Joe and Pat Jenkins

  3. Flo-Ann and Michael Weaver

    So sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you and the family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Flo-Ann and Mike.❤️

  4. Bill & Brenda Wells

    Frank was well liked,honest, & a gentleman.We will miss your friendship & your wit on so many of the Tuesdays ,when we would get together.Our prayers are w/ the family,it was our privelege to call you our friend.Bill & Brenda Wells

  5. Howard Thomas

    Thanks for teaching me all about the seafood business. It was a wonderful ride for 42 years. You will be missed by everyone. You were a great person, good friend and excellent mentor. God bless you and I will see you on the other side . Howard Thomas

  6. Gordon L Gentry, Jr

    Dear Sissy, Nadine, and Penny,
    Judy and I send our heartfelt condolences to you and all in your family.
    Frank was truly a man of many sterling qualities including his love for all of you, his industrious spirit, and the engaging friendship he shared with many. I consider it a real privilege to have known him…and enjoyed his warm friendship…for 50+ years.
    We are holding you in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. Sandra Meadow s

    Barbara, just heard from Gordon tonight, about Frank. We are stunned and so terribly shocked and sad. Thinking about you and the girls! Sandy and Johnny

  8. Sandra Meadows

    Barbara, just heard tonight , from Gordon, about Frank. So shocked and saddened. Thinking about you and the girls

  9. Barbara Barham

    Frank was a kind and gentle man who will be greatly missed. I will miss our conversations and reminiscing about the “old days”. My thoughts are with his loving family.

  10. Robert Rizzo

    Sad to just have found out my long time friend and business associate has passed. I will forever miss this man and our conversations.

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