R.J. Fahy Funeral Home

116 N Broad Street, Norwich, NY


Myrtle V. Bliss

April 28, 1925August 24, 2019

Myrtle Bliss of New Milford, NJ, formerly of Norwich, NY, passed away on August 24, 2019. A long-time employee of the Norwich Pharmaceutical Company/Procter and Gamble, she retired in the 1980s. Myrtle was born in Georgia to George Chandler Wisner and Lena Viola Priest Wisner. She was predeceased by her husband Newton Bliss, daughter Faye Niles and son-in-law Ron Niles as well as four brothers and three sisters. She is survived by her daughter Sally Van Wie (Frank) of New Milford, NJ, three grandchildren, Heather Niles Barber (Don) of Unadilla, NY, Brian Niles (Jayme) of Blair NE, and Christine Van Wie Brewster (Brandon) of New Milford, NJ, and by seven great grandchildren, Derek Powell, Taylor and Nickolas Niles, Owen and Sabrina Santee and twins Will and Jaxson Brewster. She is also survived by her dear sister Fay Gilbreath of Rainsville, AL, and brother Stanley Wisner of Oklahoma. Myrtle enjoyed baking, sewing and gardening, but more than anything she loved being with her family. Private funeral services for Myrtle will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Her final resting place will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Norwich, NY. If you would like to honor Myrtle’s long and wonderful life, please consider contributing to your local hospice unit and also doing acts of kindness for someone else along the way.


No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.

Memories and condolences

Bring comfort and tell the story of your loved one’s lifetime. Leave a memory, tell a favorite story or share a kind word or condolence.

receive updates

when friends and family add new memories


for sharing memories and condolences