October 23, 1932 – February 6, 2020
Melva C. Bliss celebrated 87 wonderful years of life. Born to Clinton B. and Kathryn M. (Weber) Hess in southern Wisconsin.
Melva was quick witted with a great sense of humor and liked helping others.
She started her career as a telephone operator and then worked as a waitress while raising four children.
Melva was preceded in death by her daughter, Pamela Lidiri; brothers, Melvin, Marvin, Lamar and Glen Hess;
and sister, Delores Douberteen.
She is survived by her children, Ronnie (Anne) McNitt, of Ardmore OK,
Christy (Gary) Richards, of Harlingen, TX, Raymond (Charlotte) McNitt, of Niles, MI, and brother, Eugene Hess, of South Bend, IN;
along with many grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Melva will be dearly missed.
No services will be held for Melva. Memorial contributions can be made in her name to the American Heart Association.