Patrick MacLaughlin CPO2

August 16, 1957 to November 22, 2022


Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Patrick passed peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit in St. John’s, NL on November 22, 2022.

Pat spent his working career with the Canadian Armed Forces, Naval Division with 30 years of service. He was a kind and loving husband and a generous friend to all who knew him.

Pat and Charlene enjoyed many cruises, as well as traveling all over North America in their “well maintained” RV. Pat’s love of singing lead to Karaoke and he entertained many of us with his powerful songs over the years.

Lovingly remembered by Charlene (Stevenson), his loving wife and best friend; children, Jeff Macrae (Robyn Bates), Michael MacLaughlin, Mark Bishop (Lorena), Stephen Bishop; grandchild, Brayden MacLaughlin; mother, Marie MacLaughlin; mother-in-law, Clarissa Stevenson, brothers, Steven Cousins (Brian), Gerry MacLaughlin, David MacLaughlin, Doug MacLaughlin (Kathy Roberts); sister-in-law, Susan Stevenson (Shawna Shiers), brother-in-law, Scott Stevenson (Helene Lavigne) along with many of Pat’s dear friends and colleagues.

We are all so grateful for the kind support of friends, Daphne and Mario Simon, Virginia Pennell and Terry Tremblett. A sincere thank-you to the caring and compassionate staff at the Palliative Care Unit.

A cremation has taken place.




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Charlene and family, so sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. Sending love and hugs. Aunt Shirley😘💕💕

Charlene and family, our sincere condolences on your loss

Charlene, I am thinking of you in this very tough time and sending you hugs.

Charlene and Family – Sincere condolences on the passing of your husband, Patrick. I was not aware he was unwell and was quite surprised to learn of his passing. May he rest in peace and may you find comfort in the many wonderful memories you made together. Mary

Charlene it saddens me to hear of Pat’s passing. We all had some great times together. Visiting Halifax, camping in the “Brick” and cruises . Pat was the karaoke 🎤 King . We enjoyed listen to him as much as he loved singing. He was a great entertainer. He even got me to sing with him on one of our cruises. I have to say he made me sound good, he had such a great voice. You have lots of great memories to cherish . RIP Pat

Charlene sincere Condolence to you and all family… So sorry for you loss.. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Charlene sincere Condolence to you and all family… So sorry for you loss.. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Hold you memories close. I’m sure you have many..

sorry for your los he is with god now

Thanks for the trips on HMCS Saguenay. Lest We Forget. Love, Dave

Sincere condolences! So sorry for your loss. Always respected Pat for his passion and commitment.

Charlene and family, our sincere condolences on your losss. Keep your memories always close.

Charlene, my deepest and sincerest condolences to you and your family.

To: Charlene, Michael , Marie and Pat’s brothers,
David and I were saddened to learn of Pat’s passing.
Pat had a kind heart and I’m sure he will be missed by many.
Such a loss is difficult to deal with. I hope you will take solace in thinking of him being greeted by his Nince’s loving arms. I’m sure she is holding him tight.

Doug, I’m sooo sorry for your loss.

Condolences to you Charlene and all of your family.

Charlene, so sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

My condolences to the family. Pat was a great shipmate.

Condolences to Charlene and family. I am lucky to have met Pat after his retirement while in Nova Scotia., such an interesting fella., I “got” his sense of humor. He will be missed.
As we say here at the Legion (Elmsdale Br 48)
We Will Remember

Charlene, My sincerest condolences. I didn’t know when we meet sometime ago that your husband was so ill. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.

Our condolences to Pat’s family. So sorry for your loss. Hope you find some comfort in this difficult time

Pat you left us too soon, you almost had Bruce convinced to join a cruise with you both! From your career in the Navy, you stated you always felt best at sea. We will never forget our times spent with you. Fond memories of the best RV trip with you both on Salt Spings Island. You giving, friendly spirit was the best any friend could ask for. My you rest in Peace our dear friend. Love from Bruce and Marlene Macland Charlene we are always here for you. Hugs to Tess

This is beautiful, thank you!