Howard Manson Loughlin

Howard Manson Loughlin

Birth
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Death 18 Oct 2012 (aged 88)
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 99238492 · View Source
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Howard Manson Loughlin passed away peacefully at his home on October 18, 2012. Born in Wilmington, North Carolina on February 15, 1924, he was the son of James Albert Loughlin and Annie Elizabeth Manson Loughlin. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife, Carolyn Allen Glenn Loughlin, his brothers James Loughlin and Edward Loughlin and a sister, Mary Gertrude "Trudy" Loughlin Bomar.

Howard graduated from New Hanover High School, the class of 1942, and attended North Carolina State University. During World War II, he enlisted in the US Navy where he served in the South Pacific. In 1945, his ship was the first to reach the island of Nagasaki after the bombing of Japan. Upon returning home after the war, Howard began his career as a land surveyor in the City of Wilmington, NC and prior to his death was honored by the North Carolina Society of Surveyors as the longest practicing surveyor in the state. He also proudly served on the Civil Engineer's Board of Examiners for almost 30 years.

He is survived by his four children, Susan Loughlin Delhomme (Tony), Kingsland Loughlin Richards (Joseph), Laura Loughlin Lander (Scott) and Howard Frank Loughlin. Along with his children, he is survived by his four grandchildren, Emily Keith-Smeresky (Tom), Susan Drew Delhomme, Anthony Taylor Delhomme (Isobel) and Scott Philip Lander, and great-grandchildren Lauren Delhomme, Coleman Delhomme and Grayson Smeresky. He is also survived by his sister, Betty Jane Loughlin Sylivant.

The private graveside service was held at Oakdale Cemetery on October 19, 2012.

*Howard Loughlin was preceded in death by his spouse, Carolyn Allen Glenn Loughlin, married 03/26/1988-02/11/2009.
Divorced from Kingsland Burton Loughlin 03/1988.


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  • Maintained by: Gravel Gertie
  • Originally Created by: John Evans
  • Added: 19 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99238492
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Howard Manson Loughlin (24 Feb 1924–18 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99238492, citing Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Gravel Gertie (contributor 48249749) .