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Laura Reigle Thursby DeVita

Laura Reigle Thursby DeVita
  • April 23, 1939 - November 14, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Mom, I miss you so much. You were my mother, my best friend and the one person I could always trust with my thoughts. You would reply in such a...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Mary DeVita - BOCA RATON9, FL

“Mary ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: DeVita - Family

“Laurie is what I called her! She was my friend, my buddy, and I consider her my sister. I would have walked to the ends of the earth for her as she...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Laura Reigle Thursby DeVita and her family as we would like to support for our co-worker Mr. Mark DeVita during...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Dennis Cox - MD - Friend

“Dear Roland, I wanted to say how sorrow I am to learn of Laura's passing. As a PEO member she was so very generous in sharing your home with Bed...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lucretia Pope - Charleston, SC

“I can not express the sad feelings I have of my good friend Laurie's passing. Laurie was an angel not only to me but everyone she met. She knew no...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Pam, Chris,Travis Christmas - SC

“She was a fabulous aunt! I used to live next door to her and I used to sneak out the door to see her when I was 2. My parents would have a heart...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: william vincent - mt pleasant, SC

“Words cannot describe the respect and admiration we have for Laurie, our next door neighbor. She was so generous with everything! She was always...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Beautiful, warm, generous, talented, indefatigable, kind and full of love for her fellow man. These are just a few words and sentiments that jump...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: SHERRELL OSBOURNE - SC - Friend

“I love you grandma, you will be missed, I know you are in a better place, but it hurts so much. I love you so much. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Justin Carter - Monck's corner, SC

“Roland, Anne and I extend our deepest sympathy. Jerry and Anne Bulcher ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Jerry and Anne Bulcher - SC

“Sadly we only had the pleasure of meeting Laura one time at Stahl Post American Legion with her daughter Lori who we are close friends with. She was...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Robin & Frank Claycomb - DE

“Mom,you always made me feel like family forever greatful.im so sorry Roland & family & lori.kathy& family Rip Mom love&prayers always GailRobbins ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Gail Robbins - Lakeland, FL


Laura Reigle Thursby DeVita, 78, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Roland Charles DeVita died Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Her Funeral Mass will be held Monday, November 20, 2017 in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, 1204 Middle Street at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL on Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 5:00 until 7:00 pm. The Rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM.

Laura was born April 23, 1939 in Wilmington, Delaware, daughter of the late William Henry Thursby and the late Laura Reigle Thursby. She was a homemaker and loved to spend time with her family. Laura was a member of Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church and a very active member of the Exchange Club.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Roland C. DeVita of Mt. Pleasant, SC; two daughters, Kathy Crossan of Dayton, OH and Lori McAvaney of Wilmington, DE; three step-daughters, Pamela Wasserman (Gene) of NJ, Diane Scardino (David) of Melborn, FL, and Mary DeVita of Boca Raton, FL; two step-sons, Mark DeVita (Elizabeth) of Independence, PA and John DeVita (Diane) of Dupont, WA; eleven grandchildren; three great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son Edwin Michael Carter and a daughter, Karen Schnee.

Special thanks to the Pippen Family for all their love and support.