Bruce B. Corliss

Born: Wed., Oct. 18, 1950
Died: Sun., Mar. 19, 2017


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 24, 2017
Location: Silas F. Richardson & Son, Inc.


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LEOMINSTER---Bruce B. Corliss , age 66, died in HealthAlliance-Leominster Hospital after a lengthy battle with Bulbar ALS. He was born in Leominster on October 18,1950 to parents Spencer & Marion (Johnson) Corliss - now both deceased. He was also predeceased by older brothers Spencer & Ronald, also an ALS victim.

Surviving siblings are brothers Willard of Lunenburg; Martin of Marshfield, twin brother Barry of Leominster; and his two sisters Marilou & Madine both of Leominster.

Bruce leaves one son, Damon, living in Texas; and four sisters-in-law, Rae of N.C. Carolyn of Leominster, MaryJane of Lunenburg, and Jane of Marshfield. Uncle Bruce will always be remembered by his many beloved nieces & nephews, his long-time friend Ralph Person, and favorite Whalom fishing buddy, Paul.

During his lifetime Bruce enjoyed working as a meat cutter in Texas; operating “B & B Foundations” here in Leominster with twin brother Barry; and spent many years as caretaker at the Leominster Sportsmen’s Club. Throughout his life Bruce was an avid sportsman/outdoorsman. Within his family he was known affectionately as “Joe Wilderness” His many fishing outings with his nieces & nephews are treasured memories for all.

Bruce’s talent for growing show-quality dahlias will be another legacy. The nurses at the various doctors & dental offices will long remember the patient who always arrived with a beautiful bouquet of his flowers to brighten their day.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 24th from 5-7 pm in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster. In lieu of flowers, donations to the ALS Foundation may be made in Bruce’s memory.

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Patsy Corliss
   Posted Mon March 20, 2017
My deepest sympathy to this family. May your cherished memories sustain you. I will be praying for you guys.

Patsy

Sharon Lange
   Posted Mon March 20, 2017
Condolences to all of the Corliss Family. Bruce was a great guy and will be missed by all of his friends and family.

Rick Griffith (Ram Charger) & Brenda Lashua
   Posted Wed March 22, 2017
It was a pleasure to meet Bruce and happy to know he thoroughly enjoyed the Ram Charger. We will remember his BIG SMILE while driving it back to his house. Our deepest sympathy to all Bruce's family and friends. God Speed.

Paul Kinsella
   Posted Thu March 23, 2017
"Come on fish"! You will be missed. Your fishing buddy Paul11

Donna Pierce(twin) Fiduccia
   Posted Sat April 29, 2017
I Remember Bruce & Barry, and the whole Corliss Family in the neighborhood of Benjamin, Nile, Nathaniel and Hamilton St. One of the specially gifted neighbors, that could bring a smile to anyone he met....all smiles, and comical side with Bruce. Of course, my brother Mike was usually a side kick with Bruce, Barry, etc.

So sorry to see a special one leave us so young. May you rest and peace, and my condolences to the Corliss Family.
Sincerely, Donna (Pierce) Fiduccia

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