On February 3, 2009, MARY AHLERS BLISS, a retired school teacher who was active in the College Club of the AAUW and as a volunteer at the Cares Food Pantry, died at the Gilchrist Center. She is survived by her husband William DeWitt Bliss, a son, Anthony De Witt Bliss, two daughters, Mary Clarke Bliss and Elizabeth Erskine Bliss, and three grandchildren, Carly Weinsheink and twins, Heather Anne and Andrew Michael Bliss. A Memorial Mass will be offered at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 5502 York Road in Govans, at 9:30 a.m. on March 7. Memorial contributions may be made to the church, Cares Food Pantry, c/o, GETCO, 5513 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212.
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