Born August 19, 1929 in Curwensville he was the son of Alvin Chester and Margaret Jean (Pifer) Bloom. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He graduated from the Pennsylvania State Teachers College of Indiana, PA in April 1955. He worked for Kurtz Bros. as a foreman, and superintendent, and retired from the U.S. Postal Service where he was a rural mail carrier for 16 years.
He was a life member of Curwensville American Legion, life member of the Clearfield Moose, Former member of Curwensville Lions Club, Former member of the Clearfield Curwensville Country Club, Former member of the Eagles Ridge Golf Club, and B.P.O.E. #540 Elks in Clearfield,
On August 6, 1960 in Curwensville he wed K. Lorraine Valimont who survives of DuBois a brother C. Eugene Bloom of Arkansas, and Janet Lynn Carter and her husband James of Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
At the request of Mr. Bloom there will be no public services. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in the Crown Crest Memorial Park.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the West Side United Methodist Church 317 Nichols Street, Clearfield, PA 16830.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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