October 12, 1915 - April 18, 2022
Iva E. McLaughlin, 106 ½, of Hawthorne, FL passed away April 18, 2022, at her home. Iva was born October 12, 1915, in Lochloosa, FL to Harmon T. and Ida Abstien Ergle. She was the Valedictorian of Hawthorne High School in 1933 and then went on to earn an AA degree in business college. Iva married S.E. “Mac” McLaughlin in Ft. Myers FL on the radio in 1945. They celebrated 52 years of marriage, prior to his death. They had one son, Sammy S. McLaughlin. Iva had an interesting and varied career. She worked as an office manager for Louis C. Herring Co., was a tax assessor at H & R Block, a real-estate broker and co-owner of McLaughlin Realty, bookkeeper of Gainesville Country Club, City Clerk and Tax Assessor in Hawthorne in the early 1940’s, and a doctor’s medical assistant. Iva was a member of the Hawthorne Women’s Club, Top of the Hill, Ladies Five Sunday school class, and a charter member of Alachua County Medical Assistance Association of Gainesville. She also loved being a member of the Red Hat Society. Iva was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Mac, and son, Sammy. She is survived by her niece, Sybil Wood and nephews, Robert Morrison, and Carson Johntry; great nieces, Gayle Ambrose, Robin Taylor, Karen Morrison, Glenda Barnes, Gay Dias, Linda Ergle, Tina St. Rose, Tommie Jo Nelson, Michelle Ergle, April Williams, Debbie Harris, Barbara Ann Williams, and Kathy Ergle. Also surviving are 13 great-great nieces, 16 great-great nephews, 3 great-great-great nieces and 6 step grandchildren. As well as many extended family members and friends. Family will receive friends Friday, April 22, 2022, from 5:00-7:00PM at Williams-Thomas Hawthorne Funeral Home 22205 SE 69th Ave. Graveside service will be held Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 11:00AM at Hawthorne Cemetery with Pastor Chris Rose officiating.
Iva E. McLaughlin, 106 ½, of Hawthorne, FL passed away April 18, 2022, at her home. Iva was born October 12, 1915, in Lochloosa, FL to Harmon T. and Ida Abstien Ergle. She was the Valedictorian of Hawthorne High School in 1933 and then went... View Obituary & Service Information
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