Margarita McLaughlin, age 90, passed away on November 11, 2018. She was born June 10, 1928 in Havana, Cuba to Armando and Mercedes Cremata. Her passion was her work as a gourmet chef for over 40 years, and she loved spending time with her family and friends. Margarita was preceded in death by her husband, Carl, and her siblings, Aldolfina Cremata, Armando Cremata and Iraida Sierra. She is survived by her two brothers, Carlos Cremata and Mario Cremata, her 2 sisters in law, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and many friends who all loved her dearly. She will be greatly missed. Friends may call at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD on Tuesday, November 20 from 7 to 9 PM and also on Wednesday, November 21 from 10 AM until Mass time at 11 AM at St. James Catholic Church, 3628 Rhode Island Avenue, Mt. Rainier, MD.