Brenda Kathleen Merson, 72, passed from this life on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at Frederick Health Hospital.
Born March 30, 1951 in Anchorage, Alaska and grew up in Rockville, Brenda was the daughter of the late William and Thema Clark.
She was a graduate of Perry High School in Montgomery County, Maryland and graduated from University of Maryland.
Brenda was an administrative secretary at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland in the operating rooms for over 25 years and then transferred to Ft. Detrick in Frederick, where she eventually retired.
She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of the Nile in Cumberland, Maryland, Red Hats, Metro Sweepers, and Past Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star of Frederick #79.
She enjoyed contesting, traveling, playing bingo and trying her luck at the Maryland State Lottery.
A Celebration of Life for Brenda will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick with Rev. Tim May officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. At 2:45 p.m., on Saturday, an Order of Eastern Star Ceremony will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered, in Brenda's name, to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.