Esther B. “Kitty” McLaughlin, 92, of Wilmington, Ohio died 3:20 AM, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. Mrs. McLaughlin was preceded in death by her husband, Lorenz R. McLaughlin, whom she married Oct. 1, 1938. She was born December 25, 1918 in Marion, Indiana, a daughter of the late Mary Jeanette Stevens Props and Harley T. Props.
Mrs. McLaughlin was a member of St. Columbkille Catholic Church, in Wilmington. She had worked for Dr. T.G. Morand, optometrist, in Wilmington.
She is survived by a son, Richard McLaughlin of Bloomington, Indiana; a daughter, Kathy McLaughlin (Andy) Thompson of Mason, Ohio; three grandchildren, Shane (Lindsay) Thompson, Kelli Thompson, and Bridget Thompson; and a great grandson Maximus David Thompson.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, May 21, at St. Columbkille Catholic Church, 73 N. Mulberry Street, Wilmington, Ohio with Rev. James Wedig officiating. Burial will be in Clinton County Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Friday, May 20, 2011 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be directed to Vitas Hospice, 11500 Northlake Drive, Suite 400, Cincinnati, Ohio 45249.