Laura Jean Thaller, 52, of Bluffton, S.C., passed away Feb. 21, 2011, at her home.
She was born in Cleveland on Feb. 1, 1959. She was the daughter of Dr. Lawrence H. and Kathryn Jean Suitch Thaller.
She was a 1978 graduate of Strongsville Ohio High School. She did volunteer work every day for 10 years at the Salvation Army. She was a volunteer for Youth For Christ, and she was a Christian.
In addition to her parents, of Bluffton, she is survived by two sisters, Anne (Thomas) McGrath, of New Canaan, Conn., and Janet (Paul) Holland, of Elyria, Ohio; and nieces and nephews Julie (Benjamin) Eichenseer, Thomas McGrath, Robert (Christina) McGrath, and Daniel, Andrew, Benjamin and Laura Holland.
A funeral was held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton, S.C., with burial in Lowcountry Memorial Gardens.
The family requests memorial gifts be made to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 105, Beaufort, SC 29901 in memory of Laura Jean Thaller.
Sauls Funeral Home is assisting the family with their arrangements, www.saulsfh.com.