LOUISE MARIE MCLAUGHLIN

Louise Marie McLaughlin (Taraser) age 89, of Wilmington,DE and Avalon,NJ passed away peacefully at home, June 23, 2017 surrounded by her family. Louise was born in Camden, NJ, the daughter of the late Joseph and Theresa Taraser (Beamen). She worked for Campbell Soup after high school and volunteered for Meals on Wheels in the 70’s and 80’s. Louise’s true passion and lifelong job, however, was her family. She devoted her life to providing a loving, secure and beautiful home for her husband and children. Louise was a regular parishioner and contributor to IHM for 55 years. She resided in Webster Farm for that time and was a founding member of the WF Bridge Club for 30 years.

Louise was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Frank J. McLaughlin, and her sister, Theresa Bubien. She is survived by her sister Mary Schopf; and her 3 children and 7 grandchildren: Frank (Lynn), Laura and Frankie; Eileen (Dan), Matthew Snyder and Danielle (Ted Fowler); Jeff (Kathy), Sean, Connor and Meghan.

A special mention of thanks to the many caregivers who have been with Louise over the years, especially Dagre Eubanks, Dee, who has been by Mom’s side for 5 years.

Viewing: Wednesday, June 28, from 6-8pm at the MCCRERY & HARRA FUNERAL HOME, 3924 Concord Pk., Wilmington, DE. Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, June 29, 11am at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4701 Weldin Rd, Wilmington, where friends may also call after 10am. Interment: St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alzheimer Assn, 240 N. James St., Suite 100A, Newport, DE 19804.