YOUNGSTOWN – Virginia C. Bliss, 60,passed early Saturday morning, June 16, 2012 with her family by her side.
Virginia was the daughter of Caroline Schuster and James Cogan Sr. She was born Aug. 28, 1951, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and became an ardent Eagles fan. She also had possession of many team items to prove her loyalty.
She came to the Youngstown, Ohio area 33 years ago and was a member of the church.
She enjoyed bingo, playing poker and the Eagles games.
She will be missed by her husband, Elmer R. Bliss, whom she married April 15, 1972; their children, Alfred Bliss of Niles, Ohio, Etta Collins of Niles, Loretta Bares of Boardman, Ohio, Elmer Bliss Jr. of Austintown, Ohio, Joseph Bliss of Liberty, Ohio, Tammy Bliss of Girard, Richard Bliss Sr. of Youngstown, and Jeffrey Bliss of Youngstown; a sister, Patricia Linzey; a brother, James Cogan; and 14 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church at N. State Street and E. Kline in Girard, Ohio
Family and friends may call Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Schiavone Funeral Home and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church, with the Rev. Sarah Jay officiating.
Burial will be at Churchill Cemetery