E. Blanche Cribbs, 95, of Greensburg, died Sunday, December 8, 2019 in the Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Greater Pittsburgh, Greensburg. She was born July 7, 1924 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Harrold and Emily (Cook) Patterson. Prior to retirement she had worked as a realtor. Blanche was a volunteer for Westmoreland Hospital and it’s auxiliary, and also ran the snack shop at the hospital. She was a member of the Greensburg Volunteer Fire Department Hose Co. No. 3 Ladies Auxiliary. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Cribbs; her son, Edward Cribbs; her son-in-law, Robert Cox; her sister, Gerri Howell; and her great-granddaughter, Hailey. She is survived by two sons, Patrick Cribbs and wife Debbie, and Michael Cribbs and wife Jane, all of Greensburg; her daughter, Carol Cribbs Cox, of Greensburg; her daughter-in-law, Louise Cribbs, of Owings, Maryland; six grandchildren, Johnathan, Brandon (Ali), Nicole, Michele, Jackie (Anthony), and Jimmy; three great-grandchildren, Grace, Nate, and Madison; her step-granddaughter, Alicia (Sam); and five step-great-grandchildren, Tiffany, Brent, Shaina, Cory, and Chase. Friends will be received from 11 AM to 12 Noon Friday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg where a funeral liturgy will immediately follow at noon with The Rev. Msgr. William R. Rathgeb, JCL as celebrant. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society or the Westmoreland County Food Bank, 100 Devonshire Drive, Delmont, PA 15626. www.bachafh.com
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