April 11, 1950 – November 1, 2015
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Norman Robert Bliss, on November 1, 2015 in Vernon, B.C. Norman was born on April 11, 1950 in Sundre, Alberta. He worked for many years at C.G.L. Contracting. Norm loved the outdoors and spent many hours hunting with his camera and he especially enjoyed gardening and had a greenhouse full of orchids. He designed and made many pieces in his woodworking shop. Norm enjoyed planting and harvesting and turning the bounty into delicious meals. Norman is survived by his loving wife, Carol; Step-children Harley Gould (Kim), Paula Gould (Jim), Jack and Merya Gould, and grandchildren Paige and Jake. He is predeceased by his mother, Anna Bliss; father, Gilbert Bliss and sister, Elaine. Sisters – Eleanor (Brian) Patterson, Penny Bliss (Joseph). Brothers Ron (Jean), Larry Bliss, Elaine Copeland (dec). Numerous nieces and nephews: Lee Bliss, Shawn Bliss, Heather Bliss, Jenny Copeland, Link Copeland, Sherri Patterson and Chris Patterson.
No flowers please as requested. Those wishing to do so may make a memorial donation in Norman’s memory to the British Columbia Lung Association http://bc.lung.ca/donate/memorial-gifts.html
The Bliss Remembrance Tea will be held at the Prestige Hotel on Friday, November 6th, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on-line obituary @ www.MyAlternatives.ca. Arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES ® Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237