Helen A. Stanley

Helen A. Stanley 2007

Helen A. Stanley, 92, a former medical receptionist, died June 29 at the
National Lutheran Home for the Aged in Rockville, where she lived. She
had cancer.

Mrs. Stanley was a native Washingtonian and graduated from
Anacostia
High School (32).
She was a hairdresser as a young woman and
worked as a receptionist at a Washington medical office in the 1950s and
early '60s.

She was a former member of the Catholic Church of the Assumption of
the Blessed Virgin Mary in the District.

Mrs. Stanley lived in Maine for several years in the 1960s before moving
to Annapolis. She had lived at the Lutheran home for the past year.

Her first husband, Edward A. Giesing, died in 1954 after 21 years of
marriage. Her second husband, Philip R. Stanley, whom she married in
1961, died in 1987.

Survivors include four children from her first marriage, Jane Morgan of
Stuart, Fla., Patricia Garrity of Tampa, Frances DiBari of Arlington and
Edward Giesing of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 16
great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.