Betty J. Bliss, age 83, of Horseheads, NY died Monday, January 14, 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY. \n\nBetty was born on February 21, 1929 in Corning to Thomas and Irene (Kittner) Woodhouse. She was a graduate of Corning Free Academy. She married James Negri in 1948. They resided in South Corning and had two children, Sharon and Joe. Betty was employed by The Foodmart for a number of years. With hard work and dedication, she advanced to the position of bookkeeper for the Foodmart enterprise. In 1976 she moved to Florida with her second husband, Forrest Bliss. Together they owned and operated Alaco, a chain of supermarkets in Ocala. They returned to Corning in 1995.\n\nBetty engaged a variety of activities, including bowling, walking, and boating. She also enjoyed sewing, quilting, and ceramics. She always looked forward hosting gatherings of family and friends. She was a great cook and took great pride in sharing her delicious creations. She was a lifelong member of St. Patrick's parish. \n\nHer survivors include a son, Joseph Negri of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; a daughter, Sharon Negri of Washington, DC; three sisters, Marge Lovell of Corning, Sally (John) Thompson of Painted Post, and Shirley Ross of Corning; three brothers, Charles (Jean) Woodhouse of Corning, Earl (Joan) Woodhouse of Corning, and Richard (Danny) Woodhouse of Albany; step children, Stephen Bliss, Ronald Bliss, Thomas Bliss and Tami Bliss, and several nieces and nephews. Betty was predeceased by her brothers, Tom and Jim, and by her sister, Mary.\n\nCalling hours will be held on Friday, January 18th from 4-8 PM at Haughey Funeral Home, Inc. 216 East First Street in Corning. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday at St. Mary's Church in Corning. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.\n\nThe family will provide flowers and asks that memorial donations in Betty's name be made to All Saints Parish, TV Mass, 222 Dodge Avenue, Corning, NY 14830.