Mary Therese Kaiser
January 3, 1929- March 31, 2021
Mary Therese Kaiser 92, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2021, at Calvert Health Medical Center with family by her side.
Mary was born in Washington D.C on January 3, 1929, to the late Joseph and Marie LaPlaca. She was the oldest of five children and deemed the nickname Sissy by her siblings and Aunt Sissy by her nieces and nephews. After secretarial school, Mary had several administrative jobs ranging from the Coast Guard, to varied government positions and completing her career at the Department of Navy. In 1954 she married her first husband, the late Lorne Larkin with whom she had seven children. She later divorced and remarried Frank Kaiser in 1976 and remained married until his death in 1997.
Mary had a love of butterflies and collected all sorts of butterfly decor. She loved to do crossword puzzles daily, keeping her mind sharp. She was active in her local senior center and loved to attend their weekly dances.
She is survived by her youngest sister Frances LaPlaca- Renehan (John), five of her children, Christopher Larkin (Cyrus), Brian Larkin (Bo), Dennis Larkin, Lorna Larkin, and Jennifer Larkin. Two stepchildren, Beverly Woerner and Karen Kaiser. Eight grandchildren (April, Andrew, Jessica, Amber, Teresa, Kristina, Kevin, Kieran), Seven great-grandchildren (Briauna, Brittany, Mason, Joslyn, Remington, Adeline, Aniston), as well as lots of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her brothers Joseph LaPlaca and Raymond LaPlaca, her sister Rosalie LaPlaca-Wilson, her sons Steven Larkin and Thomas Larkin and her grandson Benjamin Judy.
Service announcement will be at a later date.
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