Charles Michael “Mike” Bliss Memorial
Saturday, July 9, 2022 @ 10:30 am
Reception to follow at Trueblood Hall
Charles Michael “Mike” Bliss Sr. of Cohasset passed away peacefully at Boston Medical Center on June 14th, 2022 at the age of 85. He was the beloved and devoted husband of Barbara W. Bliss.
Mike was born on June 18th, 1936, to the late Charles Andressen Bliss and Gertrude “Gerry” Bliss. He grew up in Lincoln Massachusetts, and attended Amherst College, graduating in 1958. Mike attended Boston University School of Medicine from which he graduated in 1962. He did his internship at Boston City Hospital, was drafted into the US army in the middle of his residency and served in Vietnam as a Captain and physician. On his return he completed his residency in Colorado, then entered the fellowship program in Gastroenterology at BU. He joined the faculty at Boston University School of Medicine and the staff at Boston City Hospital on completion of his fellowship. He was a truly dedicated and beloved attending at Boston City Hospital, and many benefited by his expertise and commitment to patients. He served his entire career at BUSM and what became BMC after the merger of University Hospital and Boston City Hospital. He received the Distinguished Clinician Award in 2001. He served on the Admissions Committee at BUSM for many years and was a beloved friend and colleague as well as a mentor to many medical students, residents, and gastroenterology fellows.
Mike was a dedicated member the congregation of First Parish Church and Choir. He was also dedicated to the community of Cohasset where he served many years on the Cohasset Board of Health. He was an avid sailor, loved nature and bird watching. Mostly he enjoyed being with his many friends and loving family.
Mike is survived by Barbara as well as sons Chip and Dan, and grandchildren Ariel, Matthew, Mary, Hannah, and Tucker.
We will be celebrating Mike’s life at a memorial service at 10:30am on Saturday, July 9th at the First Parish of Cohasset.
A reception will follow at the Parish House across the street.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider a donation in memory of Charles Michael “Mike” Bliss to “First Parish Church”, 23 N. Main Street, Cohasset MA 02025.
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