Peter J. Loughlin, 72

OSWEGO, NY – Peter J. Loughlin, 72, of Oswego, passed away Sunday October 7, 2012, at Oswego Hospital.

Born in Oswego, he was the son of the late Peter and Helen (Wadas) Loughlin.

He was a member of the Army National Guard.

He worked as a machinist for Nestles, retiring in 2003.

He also worked as a bus driver for six years.

Peter enjoyed NASCAR, games on the computer and bird watching.

He was a member of the Oswego Elks 271.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Margaret Diane (Lambert) Loughlin; mother-in-law, Margaret Lambert; two brothers-in-law, Paul and Clifford Lambert; two sisters-in-law, LaVerne Loughlin and Gloria Lambert; several nieces and nephews; and friends.

Peter was predeceased by his brother, Thomas E. Loughlin, in 2011.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.

Donations can be made to the Oswego County Humane Society, 265 W. First St., Oswego.

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