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RONALD E. BLOOM

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BLOOM RONALD E.
Of Dormont, a former teacher in the Keystone Oaks School District, died on January 4, 2013, at St. Clair Hospital, from complications of Diabetes. A 1947 graduate of Dormont High School, he earned his undergraduate degree in Horticultural Science from Penn State University in 1953, and a Masters Degree in History from the University of Pittsburgh in 1963. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served stateside as well as in Alaska with the Army Security Agency. For twenty-nine years he taught American and European History at Keystone Oaks High School. "Doc," as he was known to many, was a gourmet cook and an avid gardener who continued to take an abiding interest in the lives and careers of many of his former students, long after he had retired from teaching. He is survived by two brothers, Dwight M. of San Diego, CA, and Gordon D. of Dormont; also, nieces and nephews. Friends will be welcomed at LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 222 Washington Road, Mount Lebanon, SUNDAY 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Service in the funeral home chapel Monday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to the , 300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 602, Pgh., PA 15235 or a .
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2013
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