Anita (Merson) Fine, 83


PAWTUCKET – Anita (Merson) Fine died January 15. She was the wife of Allan “Mike” Fine for 62 years.  Born in Brookline, the daughter of the late Leon and Yettie (Dolberg) Merson, she had been a resident of Pawtucket for 62 years.

She was a graduate of The University of Rhode Island and received her master’s degree in history from Rhode Island College. She worked for Southern New England Telephone for ten years.

She was a member of Temple Beth-El and its Sisterhood and was a member of the Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association. She did volunteer work at Butler Hospital and was a past president of its Women’s Auxiliary.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Stuart Fine and his wife Amy of Pound Ridge, N.Y. and Jeffrey Fine and his wife Terri of St. Louis MO.; her grandchildren, Emily, Janey, Jonathan and Alexander.

Burial was in Sons of Israel & David Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave., Providence, RI 02906.