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Dorothy Bliss

August 10, 1935 — July 6, 2012

Obituary for Dorothy Bliss

8/10/1935 – 7/6/2012
Dorothy A. Bliss, age 76, of Stanton, formerly of Fenwick, passed away at her home on Friday, July 6, 2012. She was born August 10, 1935 in Bloomer Township, the daughter of Edward & Josephine (Cook) Dwyer.
On May 5, 1956, Dorothy was married to Dale E. Bliss and he preceded her in death on August 10, 2000. Also preceding her in death were her parents, a daughter Tracey who died at birth, and a brother and sister in law, Ray & Joanne Dwyer.
Surviving are her children, Terry & Matt Vandlen of Eaton Rapids, Tammy Bliss of Myrtle Beach, S. Carolina, Val Bliss of Greenville, Vance & Leslie Bliss of Sidney and Dave & Vicki Bliss of Orleans plus 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and a brother, John Dwyer of Grand Ledge.
Formerly of Grand Ledge, Dorothy was a resident of Fenwick since 1974. She formerly owned the Fenwick Store as well as the Country Side Scoop ice cream shop and was a member of St. Bernadette of Lourdes Catholic Church in Stanton.
There will be visitation at the Simpson Family Funeral Home in Sheridan on Tuesday, July 10th from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. with a rosary service following, led by RoseAnne Paulino.
In keeping with Dorothy’s wishes, cremation will follow the visitation and there will not be any funeral services held.
In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial considerations can be made to either the American Red Cross, Mid-Michigan Chapter or St. Bernadette’s Church or to Hospice. There will be envelopes available at the funeral home.
On 7/8/2012 Erin said:
Dorothy was an amazing women and will be greatly missed. I am honored to have known her, worked for her, and visited with her through the years. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
On 7/9/2012 Aunt Sue said:
Vance & Leslie, my condolences to you and all your family on Dorothy’s passing. She was a fun lady to know. Aunt Sue
On 7/10/2012 Cindy Havens said:
Terry, I’m so sorry for your loss. I will be keeping you and your family in my prayers.
On 7/10/2012 Brian and Theresa Loper (and Family) said:
Our prayers are with all of your families. It is difficult to lose a parent and grandparent; however, you have many wonderful memories to treasure. Celebrate your memories!
On 7/11/2012 Hansen Vision Center said:
For the Family of Dorothy, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in thoughts during this difficult time. Dr. Rocky Hansen, Dr. Anne Pfeffer, Dr. Nicole Scales and Staff
On 7/13/2012 jim&marilyn rittenberry said:
David & Vicki, sorry about your mother passing. our thoughts and prayers are with you, and the rest of your family.




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