Thompson, Patricia Ruth
Birth: Friday, June 09, 1944
Residence: Great Mills, MD
Death: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the age of 76
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Patricia Ruth Thompson, 76 of Great Mills, Maryland passed away on March 17, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on June 9, 1944 in Great Mills, Maryland to the late Ernest Leo Coombs, Sr. and Ruth Hammett Coombs.
Pat was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County. In 1962 she graduated from St. Michael's High School in Ridge, MD. On September 22, 1962, she married her beloved husband, Joseph Rudolph Thompson, Sr. at Holy Face Catholic Church in Great Mills, Maryland. Together they celebrated over 58 wonderful years of marriage. Pat was an amazing homemaker and also worked for many years in the banking industry at both Maryland National Bank/Bank of America and Community Bank of Tri-County.
She was the centerpiece of her family, a woman of many talents and had a knack for making something out of nothing for anyone who called. She would disappear into one of her many storage areas, work some magic and produce the needed item - exceeding expectations every time. Pat was always there for family and friends to help solve problems and help out with special projects (e.g. chief Christmas tree decorator). She was a very talented seamstress, making many beautiful pieces, including almost all of her children's clothing in their early years. She loved to alter clothes for herself and family members. She also made beautiful bows for family, friends and her church especially for the holidays her gifts to others were always wrapped so beautifully you almost did not want to open them. Pat loved to keep a beautiful home and garden going as far as adding silk flowers when real flowers would not cooperate in her garden (i.e. no water needed). She cooked a delicious meatloaf which her husband and brothers especially loved. She enjoyed traveling with family and friends, and particularly enjoyed Myrtle Beach and the casinos in Atlantic City. She loved visiting her brother for long weekends at Father Judge Missionary Cenacle. She had an entertaining personality accompanied by a great sense of humor that she shared with her family and friends. She was a life-long member of Holy Face Catholic Church and enjoyed her time at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, especially volunteering in the Almost Immaculate Thrift Shop transforming donations into beautiful items that would fly off the shelves. She will be truly missed.
In addition to her husband Joe, Pat is also survived by her children, Patti Mansfield (Fred) of La Plata, MD, Peggy Thompson of Great Mills, MD, and Joe Thompson, Jr. (Flora Joy) of Great Mills, MD; her brother, Brother William Coombs of Adelphi, MD; her grandchildren: Josh Decker (Clancy Cullison), Jason Decker (Kasey Dunbar), Russell Murray (Jessica), Shannon Preston (James), Sharrie Cutchember, Darren Combs-Thompson, and Audrey Combs; her great grandchildren: Josh Jr., Cora, Ayden, Levi, Marilyn, Kailyn, Trey, Cayden, Amaiyah, Janae, Jordan, James IV, Jameson, Jeslyn, Jailyn, and Jalil; her sisters and brothers -in-law: Joann Coombs, Carol Ann Coombs, Louise Coombs, Tommy Thompson (Jeri), Betty Lindsay, and Linda Brown (Tom); and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her sister, Mary Lou Guy; her brothers: Ernest Leo Coombs, Jr., Joseph Ronald Coombs, and Thomas Fulton Coombs; and her grandson, Jared Mansfield.
Serving as Pallbearers will be her grandchildren and Honorary Pallbearers will be her great- grandchildren.
Family will receive friends for Pat's Life Celebration on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., with prayers recited at 7:00 p.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Michael Barth on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., at Holy Face Catholic Church, 20408 Point Lookout Road, Great Mills, MD 20634. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.