McLAUGHLIN, Brenda G., age 74, of Newport, November 2, 2023. Beloved wife of Michael McLaughlin Sr for 54 years. Loving mother of Michael (Bridget) McLaughlin Jr., and Jeffery (Jennifer) McLaughlin. Dearest grandmother of Shannon, Emma, Nick, Lucas, and Claire. She is survived by her siblings Dennis (Beverly) Richardson, Jeleda Richardson, Marla Richardson, and Scott (Carol) Richardson. She is preceded in death by her parents Robert and Della Richardson and brother Robert Richardson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association and Beacon Hospice.