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Patrick J. Bliss

Raritan, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death 23 Oct 2017 (aged 75)
Burial Bridgewater Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 184666860 · View Source
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Patrick J. Bliss, age 75 of Bridgewater passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.. Born in Raritan, he lived in Bridgewater for 52 years. He was a parishioner of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church. He graduated from Somerville High School, class of 61, and served on the reunion committee for 50 years. Pat worked for Post Ace Hardware retiring after 51 dedicated years of service.

In his early years Pat was involved with the Jaycees holding various positions. He enjoyed bird hunting with his son and grandsons. Belonging to the Manville Rod and Gun Club and currently with the Olde Barn Gun Club. He loved woodworking, making many cherished toys and toyboxes for his grandchildren. He loved to make birdhouses. He had a passion for skiing, you could find him on a slope in Vermont. He especially enjoyed his trip to Italy and skiing in the Alps. Most of all Pat loved his summer home at Seaside Park spending many days on the beach with his wife, children and especially his grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife Patty, one son Patrick M (Christine) one daughter Deborah, step-children Cheryl, Sandra and Edward. His loving grandchildren Michael and Matthew Bliss, Rylee, Bailee, Alyssa, Ashley, Noel, Natalie, Zachary, Jeremiah and Samuel Zelis. His sister Joann (James) of San Antonio, TX and nephew Shelby, nieces Alicia and Erin and one great nephew Gianni. Sister-in-law Betty Santora and brother-in-law Michael Carovillano (Judy). He was previously married to Mary Iarkowski. Pat will sadly be missed by all.

Funeral Home
Branchburg Funeral Home
910 Route 202 S Branchburg, NJ 08876
(908) 526-7638

Published in Courier News from Oct. 25 to Oct. 27, 2017




  • Created by: Howard Rodgers
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184666860
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Patrick J. Bliss (24 Mar 1942–23 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184666860, citing Saint Bernard Cemetery and Mausoleum, Bridgewater Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Howard Rodgers (contributor 47445685) .