Bernice H. Dinicola, age 96, of Merrill died on October 7, 2015 at her home in the town of Harding. She was born on June 9, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois to Charles and Mary Zabel. Bernice worked at Western Electric as an accountant in Chicago, Illinois until retirement. She loved cheering on the Packers and spending time on the lake fishing. Bernice also enjoyed playing cards with her "poker buddies". Bernice is survived by her son: John Avelis of Portage, Michigan and her daughter: Carol Avelis of Merrill. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband: John Avelis. Per the request of the family, there will be no services. Waid Funeral Home of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made www.waidfuneral.com.