Rita K. Laing

February 19, 2022


Rita "Kathleen" Laing, 82, of Damascus, Maryland died Saturday February 19, 2022 with her husband Paul, of 59 years, by her side, holding her hand.

Mrs. Laing was a local piano teacher for over 45 years, and was an active member of Hyattstown United Methodist Church as an organist, musician, and choir member. She has taught and inspired thousands of piano students in the greater Damascus area.

She is survived by her husband Paul, daughter Paulene, son George (Lisa), and grandsons Christopher (Alisa), Evan, and Harris. She is also survived by three great-grandchildren Gavin, Travis and Helana.
She was preceded in death by her parents Sloan and Helen.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday March 2, at Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus, MD. 20872
 For those attending a mask or adequate face covering will be required.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to one of the many kidney foundations for research and support.

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Memorial Service / Celebration of Life
March 2, 2022

2:00 PM
Molesworth-Williams P.A. Funeral Home
26401 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872

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