Shirley Renas, 93

Ethel ‘Shirley’ Renas, 93, of Three Rivers, formerly of Westland, passed away on Saturday evening, July 4, 2015 at Bowman Place in Three Rivers.

She was born on Oct. 16, 1921 in Detroit, the daughter of John and Elsie (Paschke) Mason. In 1952, Shirley was married to Arthur Renas. She was employed by Michigan Bell for 28 years and Westland Schools for over eight years until her retirement. Shirley was an avid bingo player and enjoyed watching television and dining out with friends and family.

Surviving are her sister, Doris Fischer of Kalamazoo; five nieces and nephews, Brandt (Sandy) Fischer, Adele (Dave) Stinger, Lisa Cunningham, Dennis Mason and Kevin Mason.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 40 years, Arthur; parents; sister, Nancy Cunningham; brother, Donald Mason; infant niece, Cheryl Fischer; and nephew, Scott Cunningham.

Friends may visit with Shirley’s family at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 S. 9th Street from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, with a funeral service beginning at 10:30 a.m. Rev. James Dyke will officiate. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at Glen Eden Memorial Park, Livonia. Memorial contributions may be directed to Heartland Hospice. Please visit Shirley’s personalized webpage for directions, her online guestbook or to leave a condolence to her family at

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