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Eunice Benedict Merriss

Merriss—Eunice Benedict Merriss, 102, on June 26, 2015, at Foxdale Village in State College, Pa., her home for 23 years. Eunice was born on February 4, 1913, in Waterbury, Conn., the oldest child of Edith Mason and Eric Wilson Benedict. She graduated from Bunker Hill School and Classical High School in Waterbury and received a library science degree from Simmons College. For six years she worked as a junior high school librarian in Meriden, Conn., before transferring to the Greenwich Public Library in Greenwich, Conn. While working🔒

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