MERELICE, M. K., of Brookline Village, passed away on October 1, 2017. Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Merelice was the daughter of the late Anthony and Germaine Kundratis. She attended Lawrence public schools and graduated from Radcliffe College in 1962. She remained in the Boston area throughout her life. She was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston and worked at their Back Bay headquarters for many years, including as a reporter for The Christian Science Monitor. Throughout her life she was a passionate advocate for women's rights, civil rights, the environment and social justice.
In Brookline, she was a Town Meeting Member and served on various committees. She was also an active member of the Green Party. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 11 at 2 p.m. at the Longyear Museum, 1125 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations in Merelice's name may to made to the Boston Women's Fund (www.bostonwomensfund.org) or to the United South End Settlements—technology fun