Full Name: Mildred L. Bly
Date of Death: Monday, August 22, 2022
Mildred Bly (nee Langer) passed away on Monday, August 22, 2022 . She was 90 years old.
She was treasured by her late husband, F. W. “Dave” Bly, with whom she shared so much happiness for 40 years. She is the beloved mother of Robert W. Bly, his spouse Amy, and daughter Fern Dickey and her husband, Bill. She adored her grandchildren, Alex Bly and his wife, Sophie, and Stephen Bly and his wife, Jiajia.
Milly was born in the Bronx in 1932. Her parents are the late Frederick Langer and Rose Langer (nee Warshaw). She is predeceased by a brother, Phillip Langer.
Mildred was in the first class of women accepted into the prestigious Bronx High School of Science. She attended Hunter College and graduated Phi Betta Kappa.
She worked as a second-grade teacher in the Bronx public school system and later as an insurance agent.
She enjoyed reading, playing bridge and Mahjongg, and doing the New York Times crossword puzzle. She loved the New York Mets and attending the opera and the American Ballet Company at the Metropolitan Opera House. She was active in Women’s American Ort for many years and served a term as chapter president in Paterson, NJ.
Shiva will be held at the home of Fern & Bill Dickey on Wednesday following interment until 9pm and Thursday 2-4pm and 7-9pm.
Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in honor and in memory of Milly’s cherished loved ones.