Florence L. “Flossie” Benjamin Bliss, 66, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday March 8, 2018.
Flossie was born on July 29, 1951 in Cooperstown the daughter of Donald and Jeannette Cline Benjamin. She was pre deceased by her father Donald, her daughter Grace, and a sister in law Gloria Benjamin.
She is survived by her husband Keith Bliss of Burlington Flats, her children Michael Bliss of Constantia, NY, Sarah (Frederik) Hooper of Walton, Jennifer (Matthew) Conant of Balston Spa, grandchildren Emery Bliss, Aubree and Parker Conant, and Bryce Hooper, her mother Jeannette Benjamin of Burlington Flats, brothers Timothy (Beth) Benjamin of Gloversville, Arthur Benjamin of VA, Paul (Linda) Benjamin of Burlington Flats, sister Kelly Benjamin of Burlington Flats, many nieces and nephews including Paul, Mitchell (Shannon), Daniel (Jamie), Meghan, Nathan, Brandon and Lillian.
Flossie was a lifetime resident of the area graduating from Edmeston Central School, Class of 1969. On March 12, 1971, she married Keith, and later began a 40 year career with NYCM Insurance as Claims Examiner retiring in 2013. She was a Charter Member of the Cooperstown Assembly of God Church, enjoyed the summer camping with family at Darien Lake. She was also an avid reader, and animal lover who collected angels and lighthouse figurines.
She will be remembered as a woman who loved her family, and gave freely of her time to her children and grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday March 13 at Delker and Terry Funeral Home 30 South Street Edmeston, NY. A service to celebrate her life will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday March 14 at the Cooperstown assembly of God Church 4354 State Highway 80 Hartwick, NY with William Kirk Assistant Superintendent of NYS Assembly of God Church, and Pastor Robert Ferraro of Cooperstown Assembly of God Church officiating. Interment will be in West Brookfield Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care 1 Birchwood Drive Oneonta, NY 13820 in memory of Flossie. To send condolences visit www.Delkerterryfuneralhome.com or Facebook Delker and Terry Funeral Home.