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MaryEllen McLaughlin (née Chase), 57, of River Edge, NJ died peacefully at home on December 14, 2022. Devoted mother of Lara and Katie McLaughlin. Wife of Dennis McLaughlin. Loving daughter of Karen (née Fried) and Peter Chase. Dear sister of Mark, Megan, Meredith, and Kathleen. Cherished aunt of Melissa, Matthew, Andrew, Nora, Ava, Luke, Reese, and Ryan. Maryellen was born in Englewood, NJ and was Executive Director for Diva Swimwear of New York City.

A celebration of MaryEllen’s life will be held on Sunday, December 18th , 4-7 PM at the Beaugard-McKnight Funeral Home, 869 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge. Funeral Mass Monday,  December 19th, 10 AM, St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church, River Edge. Cremation is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Maryellen’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105;


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