Merle D. Chase of Berlin, MA, formerly of Watertown, MA, died April 16, 2014. A graduate of Shepard Gill School of Practical Nursing in 1964, she had been employed at Childrens Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital before enjoying a long career at Waltham Hospital where she worked on Nichols 5.She retired in 2000. She is survived by her nephew Christopher (C.J.) Siano and his wife Maya of Bolton, MA, her niece, Kerri Chase Siano of Iowa and the joys of her life, Cassie, Milan and Nikhil, as well as many special cousins and friends. She was the sister of the late Joyce Chase Siano. At Ms. Chase request, there will be no funeral services. Donations in her memory may be made to Pan-Mass Challenge, 77 4th Avenue, Needham, MA 02494, (PMC.org
) Arrangements were under the direction of the Slattery Funeral Home,Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA.