Fred M. Bloom
Fred M. Bloom, 92, Ebensburg (Cambria Township), died Wednesday. He was born in Cambria Township, son of John Powell and Eva Mildred (Gallaher) Bloom. Surviving are five children: Nedra Rose Cox, Fred D., William E., James K. and Rebecca; eight grandchildren; and two siblings: Richard Bloom and Rosemary Baumgardner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet R. (Simons); a son, Thomas R.; and a brother, John. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Ebensburg United Church of Christ.