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Lucille E. Merker

1922-2016 Lucille E. Merker, 93, of Lenox, died Wednesday, September 14th 2016 at Mount Carmel Care Center. Ms. Merker was born in Boston, MA on October 28, 1922 to the late Albert and Anna Linder Merker. Lucille was a graduate of Belmont High School in 1940 and went on to attended Regis College where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Economics) in 1944. After college, she worked at Arthur D. Little in Cambridge, MA, and then Raytheon Corp. headquarters in Lexington, MA. She left the Boston area to live in the Berkshires and finished her career at Lenox Machine Corp. in Lenoxdale, MA., where she worked until her early retirement due to the sale of the company. Lucille enjoyed all sports, music, theater, reading, and writing and was a volunteer in the Library of Herman Melville in Pittsfield. She was a member of the Berkshire Writer's Group of Pittsfield and of St. Ann's Church in Lenox. Ms. Merker is survived by her sister Marcella B. "Susan" Merker of Lenox. Besides her parents, Lucille is pre deceased by her sister, Ann Merker Leary and husband Col. Francis X. Leary of Lake San Marcos, CA, and her brother Albert J. Merker, Jr. and wife Christine Lanigan Merker of River Forest, IL. The funeral for Ms. Lucille E. Merker will be held on Saturday, October 1st at 10:00am at St. Ann's Church with Rev. Monsignor John J. Bonzagni officiating. There are no calling hours. Burial will be in Belmont (MA) cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to a in care of the Roche Funeral Home, 120 Main Street, Lenox, MA 01240. To share memories and stories please visit rochefuneralhome.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Sept. 23, 2016
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