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Patricia Georgeanna Scriber

Patricia Georgeanna Scriber born on March 18, 1926 to the late Mary Louise Shercliffe and Frances Edward Young was called to eternal rest on Friday, August 28, 2020 in her home surrounded by her loving children. Patricia was the seventh of eight children. “Treesa” as she was fondly called by her husband was cherished as a devoted wife, a loving mother, and a nurturing grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother.

Education: Patricia received her education at St. Peter’s School in Ridge, Maryland. She was born into a Catholic family and raised in the Saint Joseph Catholic Church located in Morganza, Maryland. Throughout her life, Patricia was a devout Immaculate Heart of Mary parishioner. She annually served on the Immaculate Heart of Mary committees in support of various church functions.

It’s A Family Affair: On August 9, 1946 Patricia married the love of her life, James Frank Scriber, affectionately known as “Tommy”. From their union of an astonishing sixty-seven years, they were blessed with thirteen children. Patricia had a fun and outgoing personality; she loved listening to music and dancing. Patricia enjoyed preparing feasts for family and friends during the holidays. Her cooking was the highlight of every family gathering. Patricia’s favorite pastime was walking and visiting with her friends in the neighborhood. She was infamous for teaching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren to play her favorite card game Deuces.

Community: Patricia was employed for many years with the Historic Sotterley Plantation Mansion in Hollywood, Maryland. She was an active member of the Tubman Douglas Tenants Association and assisted in organizing community activities for youth. “Pat or Mrs. Scriber”, as she was referred to in the community, was the “Neighborhood Mom and Grandma” for every child and adult who knew her.

Legacy: Patricia was preceded in death by: husband, James Frank Scriber, four sons; William Scriber, Robert Scriber, James Scriber, Thomas Scriber, three daughters; Evangeline Scriber, Cecilia Scriber, Carolyn Scriber, three brothers; Bernard Young, George Young, William Young, four sisters; Mary Madeline Young, Mabel Young, Eva Langston, Frances Murdock, one grandson, Wayne Weems, three great grandchildren; Ashton Glover, Brooke Glover, Christian Glover and God son, Carl Brooks.

Patricia leaves to cherish her life and continue her legacy: one son, Joseph Scriber, five daughters; Patricia Scriber, Shirley Chase, Joyce Scriber, Mary Cameron, Marsha Scriber, one sister, Sarah “Polly” Milburn, one daughter-in-law, Carolyn Scriber, one sister-in law, Diane Scriber, four God children; Charles Curry, Diane Mitchell, Geraldine Coleman, Sarah Blackistone-Richardson; twenty-nine grandchildren, forty-four great grandchildren, nine great-great grandchildren and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends who will miss and love her eternally.

Although gone from our sight, but never our hearts

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