Sara P. Bloom
Sara P. Bloom, 99, of Centre Hall, PA, formerly of State College, PA and Osceola Mills, PA, died on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Wynwood House in Centre Hall, PA.
Born on April 29, 1918 in Bellefonte, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Twila (Hile) Knarr. She married George Russell Bloom on September 28, 1941 in Maryland; he preceded her in death on January 20, 1986.
Sara was a member of the Osceola Mills United Methodist Church.
Sara attributed her longevity to her daily indulgence of chocolate and ice cream. She enjoyed a number of hobbies in her spare time; including bird watching, writing in her diary, word search puzzles, reading and her daily phone conversations with her family and friends.
Sara was formerly employed with the Penn State Creamery and the former O.W. Houts, both of State College, in addition to being a homemaker. She graduated from the Bellefonte Area High School.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: an infant daughter, Kim Denise Bloom; two sisters; and two brothers.
She is survived by: two daughters, Cheryl Simoneau & her husband Joe of Townsend, MA and Louann Matia of Sate College, PA; one sister, Lois Puckett of Dover, DE; three grandchildren, Marjorie Simoneau, Ashley Tekely and Liza Miller; and three great-grandchildren, Tessa & Emery Tekely and Reid Miller.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Osceola Mills United Methodist Church: with Pastor Beth Stutler officiating. Burial will be at the Umbria Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made in Sara’s memory to the Osceola Mills United Methodist Church, 303 Curtin Street, Osceola Mills, PA 16666, in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC, 701 Lingle Street, Osceola Mills, PA.
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