Obituary of Mary Patrick
Mary A. Patrick, 93 of Jessup died Monday afternoon at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, in Scranton.
Born in Jessup, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Katrina Gorol Patrick. . After the death of her mother, she was raised by Anna Gripp Patrick, whom she considered her second mother. She was a graduate of St.Michael’s Parochial School and Jessup High School. She receicved a degree in Licensed Practical Nursing from Mercidian School of Practical Nursing in Scranton and worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Scranton and Mercy Hospital until her retirement. She was a member of St. Michael’s Church, Queen of Angels Parish where she was very active within the church and was especially fond of making potatoe pancakes at the legendary church picnics held in the streets of Jessup.
She was a caring nurse who throughout her life helped her family, her friends and her neighbors with any and all medical problems.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews including her caregiver Barbara Wasilchak, Jessup, Joanne Ilnicki, Jessup, Dr. Michele Gripp Patrician, Clarks Summit, Susan Norman, Idaho, Kevin Patrick, Levittown, and Robert Gripp, Chicago and a sister in law, Emily Gripp, Jessup.She was preceded in death by brothers, Peter, Joseph, John and Michael and a sister Catherine.
The funeral will be held Friday from the Louis M.. Margotta Funeral Home, 511 Church St. Jessup, with mass at 10Am at St. Michael’s Church, Jessup. Interment, Holy Ghost Cemetery, Jessup. Friends may call from 8:30 to 9:30 at the funeral home. For online condolences got to, “www.margottafuneralhomes.com.”
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