Eugene C. Bloom M.D.
1933 - 2018
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BLOOM M.D., EUGENE C. 6/3/1933-9/21/2018 -Savannah, Georgia, and Miami, Florida Eugene C. Bloom "Bucky:, M.D., born June 3, 1933, in Tupelo, Mississippi to Robert and Anna Bloom died on September 21, 2018, in Savannah, Georgia. He felt that the gift of life was like a glass half-filled and he spent his life filling the glass. A scholar, leader, and humanitarian, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Scholastic Medical Honor Society and the Iron Arrow Leadership Society at the University of Miami. Dr. Bloom was also a Distinguished Alumnae of the University of Miami- Miller School of Medicine. He served as a captain in the United States Army and the National Guard. He was married for 61 glorious years to the love of his life- Joan Margoles Bloom, who had just recently passed away on July 5, 2018. Together they traveled the world with their best friends (Jane Margoles Zwig and Ed Zwig - both of blessed memory) and made the most of their time and memories with family and friends in Savannah (Georgia), Boca Raton (Florida), and Miami (Florida). He is survived by three daughters: Margie (Ira) Albert, Stacey (Barry) Schlafstein, and Robin (David) Wolf plus seven grandchildren - Jennifer and Alex Albert - Ashley, Sara, and Jessica Schlafstein - and Megan and Matthew Wolf. He is also survived by his nieces and nephew - Marcy (Jim) Solmson, Carol (Mikael) Andersson, and Andy (John Stanton) Zwig. His trusted Shih Tzu dog - Tommy - filled his heart as well. The Bloom Family greatly thanks Mary Hicks for her support through the last few years and especially the last few months to both Dr. Bloom and Joan Bloom. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine. The funeral service will be at 11 o'clock Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Lakeside Memorial Park - 10301 N.W. 25th Street, Miami, Florida 33172 with abbi Robert W. Haas officiating. Please share your thoughts about Dr. Bloom and his life at www.gamblefuneralservice.com. Gamble Funeral Service of Savannah is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in the Miami Herald on Sep. 25, 2018.
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September 16, 2020
Since the pandemic, I've been walking a lot (8-10 miles per day) in my beloved Devonwood, and I pass the Bloom's house many times. I always think about Bucky, and what a great man he was, and hope his family are all doing well.
David Auslander
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October 2, 2018
I'm very sorry for the loss of Dr. Bloom, in times like this we can only find comfort in knowing, our Heavenly Father has promised we will see our loved ones again. Act 24:15 with heartfelt sympathy.
Ana
October 2, 2018
My deepest sympathies. May the God of all comfort strengthen the entire family during this time of sorrow. Always remember that God keeps in his memory those whom we lose because they are precious in his eyes. (Psalms 116:15)
Olimpia Lam
September 30, 2018
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Devon
September 29, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bloom family during this sad time. Your parents are together again and that must be comforting. Dr. Bloom was my doctor here in Miami for so many years until he retired. He was a wonderful doctor and became a good friend to myself and occasionally saw my husband who was a longtime patient of Dr. Robert Salzman. They are both extraordinary people who cared deeply about their patients. My sincere sympathy to you all on the loss of your parents. Blessings.
Joan Peterson
September 28, 2018
To the family,
May the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials, comfort you at this difficult time.
KB
September 27, 2018
I met Bucky when he hosted a UM event, and years later was privileged to become his neighbor in Devonwood. Condolences to his fine family for the loss of a wonderful man.
Dave Auslander
September 26, 2018
Bucky was my friend and doctor for.over 50 years. He was a special person who always had a great smile and a kind word. He will be missed by many

Harvey S
September 25, 2018
Always made his part of the world a happier place.
Richard Masington
September 25, 2018
To his family. My condolence. May our godly father bring comfort and peace to them. Psalms 9:9
September 25, 2018
I am so-so sad at the passing of my first cousin "Bucky"; and of course of Joan only just a few months ago. We spent many a Jewish Holiday together with the family.My most sincerest condolences to the "Bloom" girls and their families. Cousin Ricia
Ricia Scharf
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