Mildred Elaine (Ransom) Bloom, 89, formerly of Chestnut Grove passed away May 8, 2019 at Christ the King Manor, DuBois. Born November 19, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Roswell Lee & Alice Ethel (Girard) Ransom. Mildred married the late Albert Baker Bloom, Sr. on May 2, 1954.
She is survived by five children: Charles Eskew of Kansas City, MO, Frances Desper of Stuarts Draft, VA, Albert (Donna) Bloom, Jr. of Chestnut Grove, PA, Daniel (Edna) Bloom of Rockton, PA and James (Jodie) Bloom of Chestnut Grove, PA as well as her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her sister Grace Nave, Tucson, AZ, and a brother Girard Ransom, Tucson, AZ, also survive.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mildred was preceded in death by a sister, Audrey Frazier, an infant son, Thomas Bloom, and a grandson, Aaron Flango.
Mildred was diligent homemaker, learning the art of gardening and food preservation after arriving in Clearfield County as a young wife and mother. For many years Mildred actively volunteered with the St. Theresa’s Guild at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Grampian. She greatly enjoyed gathering family and friends together, especially on holidays. Above all, Mildred was a loving soul and loyal friend.
Visitation will be held on Monday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Leo Nedza Funeral Home in DuBois. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Grampian with Fr. Steve Collins as celebrant. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Family suggest memorials to Christ the King Manor. Online condolences can be made at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Leo Nedza Funeral Home of Leo Nedza Funeral Home of DuBois.
Christ the King Manor
1100 West Long Ave., DuBois PA 15801