Elmira: Age 85, passed away peacefully, at her home, on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Pat was born in Newburgh, NY a daughter of Earl and Florence (Millard) Collins. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 61 years, Bernard Thomas "Bud" McLaughlin, grandson Kyle Haner, sisters, Mary Ellen McCann, Shirley Collins and brother, John Collins. Pat is survived by her children and their spouses, Deborah A. and Edmund Shelden of West Palm Beach FL, Colleen M. McLaughlin of Charlotte NC, Kathleen A. and Michael Siglin of Elmira, Bernard T. "Tom" and Sharon McLaughlin of Elmira, Patrick M. and Kelli McLaughlin of Port Charlotte, FL, Bernadette M. McLaughlin of Elmira; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. Pat was a 1954 graduate of Southside High School. She worked at Arnot Ogden Medical Center as a Television Coordinator. She was a member of the Ladies Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Pat was feisty, full of life, making people laugh and smile with her antics. She loved gathering with her friends in card club for 60 years. A caring and loving mother, she will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Even though missing you will hurt, your memory will live on through us all. May you be at peace, celebrating with the love of your life and soulmate together in heaven. Family and friends are invited to Pat's Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. A livestream of the Mass will be available through the Facebook page for Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish (https://www.facebook.com/ElmiraCatholic). Masks are requested at church. Those wishing may remember Pat with a donation to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.