Celine H. Bliss – Cumberland

Celine H. Bliss – Cumberland

Celine H. (Valois) Bliss, 86, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Mt. St. Rita Health Center.

Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Phileas and Yvonne (Brodeur) Valois. She has two sisters and one brother: Pauline Benoit of South Dakota, Lucille Forest of Woonsocket, R.I., and Henri Valois of Florida.

Celine loved to spend time with her family especially her grandchildren who were the joy of her life. She worked as an LPN at Wrentham State School for several years prior to retiring.

She is survived by her six children, Daniel Bliss, of Cumberland, R.I., Kathleen (Kate) Magnant and her husband James of Florida, Thomas Bliss and his wife Benaida of Australia, Susan Bliss of R.I., Judith Oestreicher and her husband, Robert, of Massachusetts, and Maria Scurry of Massachusetts.

She had eight grandchildren: Shaundra Bliss, Jacob Magnant, Phileas Bliss, Ashleigh, Olivia and Samuel Oestreicher, and Jordan and Ty Scurry.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. All condolences can be sent to the family c/o Maria Scurry, 176 Court St., Dedham, MA 02026. In lieu of flowers, donations in Celine’s memory to support the Mt. St. Rita staff that took such good care of her would be appreciated. Donate at https://www.mountstrita.org/covid-19-donation-form

The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, RI 02895, is in charge of the arrangements. sdipardomcfh.com