Adda Noir Scarborough, 90, antiques collector

October 04, 2004

Adda Noir Scarborough, a former Baltimore resident, died Friday of a lengthy illness at the Hermitage on the Eastern Shore in Onancock, Va. She was 90.

Born Adda Noir in Punxsutawney, Pa., she attended local schools.

In 1939, she married Dr. C. Parke Scarborough Jr., a Baltimore plastic surgeon. The couple resided in Roland Park starting in 1947. She moved to Virginia in 1999.

Dr. Scarborough, who was chief of staff at several Baltimore hospitals, died in 1968.

Mrs. Scarborough graduated from Goucher College in 1983, when she was in her late 60s, family members said.

She enjoyed collecting antiques and flower arranging.

She was a member of the Roland Park Presbyterian Church in Baltimore and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

A private service will be held.

Survivors include a son, Dr. C. Parke Scarborough III of Man-O-War Cay, Abaco, the Bahamas; two granddaughters; one step-grandson; and five great-grandchildren.

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