COOPERSTOWN - Beverly B. Lower, 85, of Cooperstown, passed away late Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 26, 2017, at Focus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Otsego.
She was born Sept. 12, 1932, in Cooperstown, a daughter of Claude J. and Edna (Eldred) Bliss, and was raised in Hartwick.
For many years Bev was employed as a telephone operator with AT&T in Binghamton.
Throughout her life she always enjoyed reading and had a passion for watching soap operas on TV. She also was a fan of baseball and enjoyed watching games at Doubleday Field from the rear window of her home on Susquehanna Avenue in Cooperstown.
Survivors include two brothers, Clyde G. Bliss and partner, Barbara Calabrese of Otego and Keith D. Bliss and wife, Florence "Flossie" of Burlington Flats; a sister, Virginia Bauer of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Bev was predeceased by her son, Timothy Eric Lower who died Jan. 9, 2013; and a sister, Mable Whalen who died Jan. 26, 2012.
With respect for Bev's wishes, there will be no services.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.
Published on September 27, 2017