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Bernice Pollock
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Bernice Pollock

Bernice Kivitz Pollock of Fort Collins, Colo., died Sept. 17, 2014. She resided in New Jersey for the greater part of her life before moving to Fort Collins in 2005. 

In 1993, Mrs. Pollock retired from the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals Library in Trenton, where she established and managed the Law Library and provided information to Third Circuit Judges. During her career, she was an information specialist for Church & Dwight, Inc., where she established a library. She was also the owner of a consulting firm.

She and her husband Jack owned a supermarket in New Egypt for over 35 years. 

She graduated from Trenton Central High School and received a BS degree from The College of New Jersey and an MLS from Rutgers University. 

She wrote a monthly book review column for the New Jersey School Boards Association, served on several committees affecting school board legislation, and was on the Governor’s Committee for the Education of Gifted Children and Professional Education of Librarians. 

In New Jersey, she was a member of Adath Israel Congregation in Lawrenceville and its sisterhood, Hadassah, The Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework, and B’nai B’rith, as well as many other library associations. In Ft. Collins, she was a member of Temple Or Hadash, Friends of the Library, League of Women Voters, and the Senior Center.

Predeceased by her husband, Jack H., and a son, Bruce D., she is survived by her daughter, Nancy Pollock Johnson of Ft. Collins; a son, Lawrence (Gillian) of Loveland, Colo.; a daughter-in-law, L. Jeannine Brady; a sister, Rose Ann Abrams; a brother, Philip B. Kivitz; and a grandson.

Private services were held with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to Greenwood House, Ewing.

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