Mary Catherine LaMay
February 14, 1916- May 1, 2012
Mary Catherine LaMay, age 96, of Rose Haven, MD passed away May 1, 2012. She was born February 14, 1916 in Bethlehem, PA to John Francis and Agnes (Peters) Maguire. She was a 1937 graduate of Nazareth College in Rochester, NY. She married Vincent L. LaMay in St. Mary’s Church in Auburn, NY in 1940. They moved to the Washington area in 1956. Mary worked on Capital Hill for a year and then began teaching. She retired for Rogers Elementary School in Prince George’s County in 1975. Mary moved to Rose Haven in 1991. She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and its Ladies of Charity, Rose Haven Civic Association, and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 206. Mary loved people and enjoyed their company at many various happy hours.
She was preceded in death by her husband Vincent, a brother J. Frank Maguire and a sister Cloe Birmingham.
Surviving are her children Jack LaMay of Leesburg, VA, Bill LaMay of Charlotte, NC, Jim LaMay and wife Donna of Ellicott City, MD, Tom LaMay of Rose Haven, MD and Kay Kingsbury and husband Ron of North Beach. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, David LaMay, Kym LaMay Foss, Stephen, Greg, Jeremy and Jeff Kingsbury, Alysie LaMay Doyle, Erika LaMay Keller and Bess LaMay, and twelve great grandchildren.
Friday, May 4, 2012