John C. Laughlin, 82, of Brown Street died Tuesday February 24, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital.He was the husband of the late Mary (Freitas) Laughlin. Born in East Providence he was a son of the late Richard and Cora (McClure) Laughlin.Mr. Laughlin was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a truck driver for Texaco Oil Company before retiring.He leaves three daughters, Diane S. Bourne, Deborah M. and Cynthia D. Laughlin, three sons, John C. Jr., Eric B. and David M. Laughlin, one brother, Oceola Laughlin and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by three sisters and one brother.His funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial with Military Honors will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 5-8.