Marilyn S. Frech, 78, secretary, organization official

November 22, 2005

Marilyn S. Frech, a retired secretary who was active in several organizations, died of heart failure Saturday at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Cockeysville resident was 78.

Born Marilyn Sardillo in Baltimore, she was raised in the Pigtown neighborhood. After graduating from Southern High School in 1944, she worked for several years at the Enoch Pratt Free Library on Cathedral Street.

After raising her family, she returned to work in 1972 when she took a job as a secretary at Boumi Temple. She retired in 1994.

Mrs. Frech, who moved to Cockeysville recently after 20 years in Sykesville, was a past grand guardian of the International Order of Job's Daughters and was a past worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern Star.

She also had held offices in the Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America, Nile Zita Temple and the Baltimore chapter of the International Order of the DeMolay.

Mrs. Frech was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed drawing.

Services will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sherwood Episcopal Church, 5 Sherwood Road, Cockeysville.

Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Morley E. Frech Sr., a retired salesman for Seaboard Steel & Iron Corp.; two sons, the Rev. Morley E. Frech Jr. of Maui, Hawaii, and John I. Frech Sr. of Westminster; a daughter, M. Rosie Frevel of Abingdon; a brother, Warren Mitchell of Montgomery, Ala.; four grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.

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