On August 4, 2005, MARY THERESA (Clarkson) Mc LAUGHLIN, 74, of Bear, DE, formerly of Ellicott City, MD. , died at University of Maryland Medical Center. Born on January 9, 1931, in Philadelphia, PA; daughter of the late Joseph Koska Clarkson and Helen Mary Haggerty Clarkson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis J. Mc Laughlin; son, F. John Mc Laughlin; granddaughter, Angela M. Bertogli and son in-law Michael P. Surges. She is survived by her children, Helen M. Donnick and her husband Christopher of Waldorf, Md, Patricia (Bertogli) Grissom and husband George of New Castle, DE, Janet M. Surges and her partner Tony Asani of Chicago, IL, Karen F. Mc Laughlin-Kruemmel and her husband Kenny of Glen Burnie, MD, Stephen R. Mc Laughlin and partner Julie Wiesner of Ellicott City, MD; grandchildren, Eddie Bertogli, Christina Bertogli, Diana Bertogli, Daniel Donnick, Kathryn (Donnick) Rigsbee; five great-grandchildren and brother in-law Robert M. Mc Laughlin of Philadelphia, PA. Pallbearers will be Christopher Donnick, George Grissom, Kenny Kruemmel, Tony Asani, Eddie Bertogli and Daniel Donnick. Family will receive friends, Monday5 to 9 P.M. at HARRY H. WITZKE'S FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City. Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday 11 A.M. at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Interment St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Mary.