Pauline Lucille Bliss

| July 9, 2018

Pauline Lucille Bliss, 83, of Rimersburg, PA, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Clarion Hospital.

She was born July 10, 1934, in Kellersburg, PA, the daughter Vern and Flora (Hetrick) Duncan.

Pauline was a member of the Rimersburg Presbyterian Church of where she enjoyed helping with the Christmas in July event. She worked at George Farms in Rimersburg and Duncan’s Service Station in Widnoon, but her true calling was caring for her family. In her spare time, she enjoyed shopping, especially at Boscov’s, and watching the minister Jimmy Swaggart on television.

Pauline liked to keep a clean house and also enjoyed collecting angel figurines. She was blessed with close relationships with her brother and sisters and considered them her best friends. Pauline was very social and enjoyed talking on the phone to keep in touch with her family and many close friends. She will be best remembered for her caring nature and being a loving mother.

She will be deeply missed by her sons, Larry K. Bliss and wife, Sherry, of Rimersburg, Timothy E. Bliss, of Kissinger, and Alan R. Bliss and wife, Rosalie, of Rimersburg; brother, David Duncan, of Rimersburg; sisters, Virginia Lorenz, of Widnoon, and June Elliott, of Curllsville; grandchildren, Casey Bliss and wife, Amanda, Corey Bliss, Becky Bliss, Matthew Bliss and wife, Amber, Brennan Bliss, and Brittany Bliss; and seven great-grandchildren.

Pauline was preceded in death by her parents and loving husband of 62 years, Elmer J. Bliss, whom she married March 31, 1951, and who passed away April 3, 2013.

Family and friends will be received from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at the Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home, 758 Main St., Rimersburg.

Additional visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at the Rimersburg Presbyterian Church, 217 Main St., Rimersburg, with the Rev. David Stough and Rev. Robert Pascoe co-officiating.

Interment will be in Duncan Cemetery, Templeton, PA.

Contributions can be made in Pauline’s honor to Duncan Cemetery, c/o Cathy Yeager, 1609 N. County Line Rd., Lithia Springs, GA 30122.

Arrangements are being handled by Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.

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