Cora Bloom

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HUNLOCK CREEK — Cora Bloom, 99, formerly of Hunlock Creek, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, under hospice care at Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, Holland, Ohio.

She was born in Wilkes-Barre on July 12, 1915, a daughter to the late Alfred and Sylvania (Smith) George.

Cora worked for years at Retreat State Hospital as a dietary therapist before retiring. She was married for more than 45 years to the late Roland Leroy Bloom, who died in 1982.

Also preceding her in death were a son, Warren, 2006; and brothers, Roland, Orvil, Alfred and Gerald.

Surviving are her daughter, Ginny Begin and her husband, William, Ohio; sister-in-law, Charlene Bloom, Stillwater; and brothers-in-law, Paul, Warren, Carl and Vernon Bloom.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the McMichael-Rairigh & Baker Funeral Home, 119-121 E. 3rd St., Berwick. Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Chad Hebrink, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, will serve as the officiant. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Cemetery, Berwick.

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McMichael & Rairigh Funeral Home Inc
119-121 E 3Rd St
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 752-3639
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Published in Times Leader from July 17 to July 18, 2014
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