Age 93, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 4, 2018 surrounded by her family.
Born in Wilmington, Marjorie was the daughter of the late Earl and Helen (Bachman) Shortt. She was a graduate of P.S. DuPont High School. She was a life member of Christ Our King Church where she was married to her husband, Thomas J. McLaughlin, Sr. in 1947 and who predeceased her in 2011.
She will be dearly missed by her daughters, Margie Tucker and her husband, John of Wilmington, Eileen Vavala and her husband, Bruce, of Dewey Beach, and Anne McLaughlin of Wilmington; and her sons, Brian and his wife Suzanne, Thomas “T.J.”, Jr. and Mark McLaughlin, all of Wilmington. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Shannon, Megan, Krissy, Joey and Ryan and great grandchildren, Jack, Zoe, Sadie, Lila and Tommy; and her sister Joan Bachman.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 13th at 12 noon at St. Elizabeth’s Church, Cedar and Clayton Streets, Wilmington, where friends and family are invited to visitation after 10 AM. Burial will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Elizabeth High School, 1500 Cedar St., Wilmington, DE 19805 and/or Salesianum School, 1801 N. Broom St., Wilmington, DE 19802. Condolences may be made at MealeyFuneralHomes.com