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Margaret Louise Bloom

February 25, 1918 May 24, 2015
Margaret Louise Bloom
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Margaret Louise Bloom, 97, of New Millport, passed away Sunday evening May 24, 2015 at Freyer’s Personal Care Home in Kerrmoor.
Born February 25, 1918 in Ansonville, the daughter of Lloyd and Gertrude (Miller) Johnston.  Mrs. Bloom was a homemaker, was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church in New Millport, and was the last charter member of the GFWC New Millport Woman’s Club.   
On December 1, 1937 in Hagerstown, MD she wed Sylvan Tobias Bloom who preceded her in death on February 17, 2003.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers Raymond, Fred, and Paul Johnston, and 3 sisters Ruth Herd, Virginia Idock, and Jean Ann Junod.  She was the last member of her generation.
Surviving are 4 children Gerald L. Bloom and wife Elizabeth of Snellville, GA, Lanny L. Bloom and wife Bonnie of New Millport, Barry L. Bloom and his significant other Pearl Mead of Portland, OR. and Bette D. Newshan of Bellmar, NJ.
Also surviving are 10 Grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.
There will be no public visitation
Graveside Committal Services for Mrs. Bloom will be held at the Williams Cemetery at New Millport on Wednesday May 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Richard Steuernagle officiating.  Interment will be in the cemetery.
The family suggests contributions be made to the Olanta Lutheran Church 9455 Curwensville-Tyrone Highway Olanta, PA 16863
Online condolences may be made to the family at
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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