Patricia Ann Rizk
Patricia Ann Rizk, 83, passed away peacefully at home in her sleep on Tuesday, March 10th, 2020.
A graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020 at Hillside Memorial Park.
Born January 2nd, 1937 in Laurinburg, NC, she was the daughter of the late George Rizk and Victoria Rizk. Raised in Laurinburg, NC, she graduated from Laurinburg High School and then attended Trinity College in Washington DC, majoring in Physics. She settled in the DC area and was employed by Montgomery School System as a math teacher. With her playful and caring nature and sharp intellect, she won an award for Best Teacher in Montgomery County. Her affinity and talent for math led her to pursue a masters in math. She soon became enrolled in Penn State’s Graduate Program and was awarded her Masters in Math in 1966. Wanting a new challenge, she became one of the first women to be hired as a federal computer programmer in the 1960’s. She worked for the General Services Department until she retired in 1996.
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