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Muriel Frances Pierce, 87, Bridgeport Resident

Muriel Frances Pierce
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Muriel Frances Pierce, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, March 5. She was 87.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, to the late John and Beatrice Folks Boages, she had been a resident of Bridgeport since 1960. She was employed as a lunchroom attendant for the City of Bridgeport Board of Education at Walterville Elementary School for 10 years. She was a former disciple of Messiah Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Richard Elliott of Bridgeport; 22 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, her husband, James Pierce, and a son, Fredrick Boages, predeceased her.

Friends are invited to the viewing Friday from 10-11 a.m. at Morton's Mortuary, Inc., 25 Margaret E. Morton Lane, Bridgeport. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Morton's Mortuary, with Pastor Deborah Vereen, officiating. Interment will follow in Park Cemetery.

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