Mary M. Bliss (Haley)

January 26, 1919 ~ September 22, 2018 (age 99)

Brighton: Died peacefully on September 22, 2018 at the age of 99.  Predeceased by her husbands, Donald F. Haley and James D. Bliss; sisters and brothers-in-laws, Ruth (Bernard) Warren and Betty (Joseph) Murabito; brother and sister-in-law, Roy (Dorothy) Mutter.  She is survived by her children, Thomas (Lucille) Haley, Patricia Giarrusso and Kathleen (Todd) Slocum; grandchildren, David, Christopher and Matthew Giarrusso, Casey (Monica) Haley and Kate (Zach) Olson, Amanda (Daniel) Stevens and Brian Slocum; 8 great-grandchildren, Neoma, Tiernan, Reilly, Evan, Andy, Noah, Aiden and Miles

Mary was a 1937 graduate of Our Lady of Mercy High School. She was a retiree of Rochester Polychrome Press. Winters were enjoyed in Florida with her second husband, James. Her hobbies included sewing, knitting, reading and playing cards. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church for over 68 years. For the past 13 years, Mary enjoyed independent living at the St. Johns Meadows Community. 

The family thanks the entire staff at Highland Hospital, Highland Hospice and the entire staff and friends at St. Johns Meadows.

No prior calling. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, September 29, 11 AM at Peace of Christ Parish at St. John the Evangelist Church, 553 Humbolt St. Private interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be directed to Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women, 1437 Blossom Rd., Rochester, NY 14610.

Donations may be made to:

Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women
1437 Blossom Rd., Rochester NY 14610

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