Barbara A. Nurse, 82, a longtime resident of Forest Park, formerly of Oak Park, died surrounded by family at Rush Medical Center on Oct. 31, 2022. She grew up in Georgetown, British Guyana, and moved to London, England to further her education. After completing her studies and becoming a registered nurse-midwife she immigrated to the United States, settling in Oak Park.

Her thoughtfulness, helpfulness, and extraordinary kindness guided her successful career at Cook County Hospital. Her service did not stop with her patients.

As a lifelong Christian, she was an active congregant of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church. She faithfully contributed to charitable organizations that pledged to assist those in need in various aspects of their lives.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Oscar & Millicent Nurse. She is survived by siblings George, Derek, Claire, Corrine, & Thora and is remembered as a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Nov. 28 at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church.

Please send flowers and memorial wishes to St. Christopher’s, 545 S. East Ave., Oak Park, IL 60304.

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