Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 14, 2020.
Shirley Rensch Secrest (Age 96)
Passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Shirley was raised in the
Washington, DC. area and attended Anacostia High School (1942). She
graduated from Sibley Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1947.
Shirley worked at numerous hospitals across the country and overseas, most notably
in London, England. She retired from nursing in 1984.
Predeceased by her parents, Leo and Flora Rensch; and husband Frederick T.
Survivors include her nephews, Robert (Nina) and Charles (Marlene); niece, Cande
(John); and several great and great-great nephews and nieces.
A private graveside service will be held at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Suitland,
Maryland. Condolences may be sent to: www.piercefh.com