Obituary of Donald Loughlin
Donald Alexander Loughlin of Victor NY died on March 16, 2018. He was predeceased by his son, Peter and brothers, James, Ken and Ed. Don is survived by his wife of 31 years, Sue Anne Stark Loughlin; sons, Ted (Kerry) of Lititz PA and Tim (Susan) of Atlanta GA; their mother, Patricia Quinn Loughlin of Penfield; 4 grandchildren, Lindsey, Quinn, Dylan and Shannon.
Don was born in Brooklyn NY on December 4, 1926 to James and Isabel Black Loughlin. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Adelphi University and his Master's Degree from Columbia University. He was a college lacrosse player while at Adelphi who was elected into the Adelphi University Hall of Fame, the Rochester Lacrosse Hall of Fame and was selected the USILA "Man of the Year" in 1966. He was also a Navy Veteran who served during the invasion of Okinawa and also during the Korean War. Don was a lifelong educator. He taught and coached lacrosse at Huntington High School, leading his team to a 1959 Conference Championship. He later rose to the position of Vice Principal of Huntington High School. In 1968 he became principal of Rush Henrietta Sperry High School, a position he held until his retirement in 1987. During that time he served as high school lacrosse official, President of the School Administrators of New York and Board of Directors of Junior Achievement. He was also Past President of the Kiwanis Club of Huntington NY.
Family and Friends are invited to call at the Harloff Funeral Home on Friday, March 23rd from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. A Memorial Service for Don will be held on Saturday 1:00pm at Pittsford Community Church, 421 Marsh Road, Pittsford. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider donation to U of R Hospice in Don's memory.
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