Walter I. Bloom Jr.July 31, 1940 ~ August 19, 2017 (age 77)
Walter I. Bloom Jr., age 77, passed away peacefully at his home in Beaver Township on Saturday, August 19, 2017.
He was born July 31, 1940 to Walter and Marian (Casper) Bloom and grew up in Kinsman, OH. He was a 1958 graduate of Vernon High School and was married to his wife Rita Ann for 32 years.
Walt was a medic in the United States Air Force for 8 years and he worked at Federal Equipment in Cleveland. He was an electrician by trade and enjoyed fixing and building machinery at home as well as at work. To stay sharp, he enjoyed number and word puzzles and was always wanting to learn something new.
He is survived by his daughters, Constance "Connie" (Michael Syputa) Bloom, Michele (Daniel) Sawonik; step son, Robert "Bob" (Hallie Liposhack) Wright; granddaughters, Holly Famularo & Kaiya Syputa; siblings, Lillian (Raymond) Zedaker, Thomas Bloom, Doris "Dee" (Robert) Perrine, Paul Bloom; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Rita Ann Bloom (McDonough); daughter, Carolyn Scanlon (Bloom); siblings, Mary Jane (Robert) Harbison & Richard Bloom.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 26 at 11:00am at Mt. Olivet United Church of Christ, 410 W. South Range Rd, North Lima.
Burial will follow at Green Haven Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Canfield will military honors will be accorded by the Ellsworth VFW.
The family will greet friends from 5:00pm-7:00pm on Friday, August 25 at Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home, 11500 Market Street, North Lima and again at church on Saturday from 10:00am until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to Mt. Olivet UCC in his honor.
The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in North Lima, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.