Mary Louise Thrift

Mary Louise volunteered with Fair and Off Season Food Committees

Mary Louise Thrift, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.


Born in Olney, Md., she was the daughter of the late Joseph L. and Mary Henderson Clagett.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Mackin Thrift, sons, Charles “Buck” Thrift, III and Paul David Thrift, a brother, Joseph Lee Clagett and a sister, Kathleen Clagett.


Surviving are her daughters, Jane Ann Riebe and her husband, Dale, of Berlin and Joan Ellen LaSota and her husband, Richard, of Burtonville, Md. She was an adored grandmother to seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She leaves many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.


Mrs. Thrift had been a homemaker. When her grandchildren came along she cared for them in her home during the day. She was a member of Holy Savior Catholic Church.

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