William Bloom, 79, Glen Hope, died Thursday at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born in Madera, son of Parker and Mary Bloom. He married the late Esther Maines. Surviving are nine children: Debbie Brantner, Bill, Roger, Thomas, Brenda Rodkey, Daniel, Michelle, Brian and Angela Maynard; nine grandchildren; and two sisters: Sarah Gill and Dorothy Warholic. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 until the time of the 11 a.m. funeral service on Monday, March 11, 2013, at Kruise Funeral Homes Inc., Madera.