Patricia Krebs Hickman, 58, computer programmerPatricia...

June 27, 1996

Patricia Krebs Hickman, 58, computer programmer

Patricia Krebs Hickman, a computer programming consultant, died Monday of undetermined causes at her Lutherville home. She was 58.

A native of Edmondson Village in West Baltimore, she graduated from Trinity Preparatory High School in 1955 and attended the College of Notre Dame for two years, relatives said.

In 1957, she married Philip E. Hickman and was a homemaker for 24 years before she enrolled at the University of Baltimore in 1981. She graduated two years later with a degree in business and information systems.

"She just wanted to have a better job and a professional career," said a daughter, Anne Davidson of Bowie.

Mrs. Hickman was a computer programming consultant for the Fidelity and Deposit Co. of Maryland from 1986 until 1995, when she joined Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. in a similar capacity.

She was a cantor at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 6428 York Road, where a funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. today.

In addition to her husband and Ms. Davidson, she is survived by three other daughters, Mary Peroutka of Ellicott City, Jeanne Draggoo of Oakland, Mich., and Helen Hickman of Baltimore; a sister, Verna Sisselberger of Catonsville; and six grandchildren. Katherine M. S. Scarborough, a homemaker and former Catonsville resident, died June 20 of a cerebral hemorrhage at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. She was 76.

The former Katherine M. Schindel was born in Seattle and raised in Ellicott City and Catonsville. She was a 1937 graduate of Catonsville High School and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland College Park.

The longtime Kensington resident was a Red Cross gray lady and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Kappa Delta Sorority. She was a communicant of Christ Episcopal Church in Kensington

In 1942, she married Rowan L. Scarborough Jr., a retired Navy commander who died in 1991.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Arlington (Va.) National Cemetery.

She is survived by two sons, Rowan L. Scarborough III of Cheverly and Lee B. Scarborough of Kensington; three daughters, Bonnie S. Scarborough of Baltimore, Katherine E. Scarborough of Richmond, Va., and Diana G. Greer of Annandale, Va.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 6/27/96

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