In Memory of




Obituary for Gertrude M. Scarborough

GERTRUDE M. SCARBOROUGH, 97 of Whiteford, MD went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 3 2021 from the home of her nephew in Fawn Grove, PA. She was the devoted wife of Ervin R. Scarborough who passed away in April 1993.

Born on July 3, 1923 in Pylesville, MD, she was the daughter of the late Whitmer and Lottie Mae (DeVoe) McCallister. She was preceded in death by her siblings-Francis McAllister, Lillian Taylor and Thomas McAllister. Gertrude had worked as a seamstress for the former Petti-Frocks Sewing Factory of Whiteford, MD and later worked with her late husband delivering newspapers throughout Harford County MD and York County, PA.

Gertrude and her late husband worshipped together at Slate Ridge Presbyterian Church in Cardiff, MD where she had been recognized as a 50+ year member. Gertrude was a longtime member of the former Penn Mary Chapter #72, O.E.S of Cardiff, MD.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Slate Ridge Cemetery where she was laid to rest next to her beloved husband. Her minister, Reverend Ken Osborne officiated.

Her family would appreciate memorial contributions to Slate Ridge Presbyterian Church, 1630 Chestnut St., Cardiff, MD 21160.