Ruth E. (McQuillen) Bloom

Born: Sat., Jun. 3, 1922
Died: Fri., Jul. 14, 2017


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 17, 2017
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Jul. 18, 2017
Location: Mission Covenant Dhurch

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jul. 18, 2017
Location: Mission Covenant Dhurch

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Ruth E. McQuillen Bloom, 95, of Russell, PA, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Rouse Home. Ruth was born June 3, 1922 in Portage, PA, the daughter of the late Harry and Edith Roberts McQuillen. She was a graduate of the Portage High School. She was a member of the Lander United Methodist Church, where her husband pastored for many years, and more recently attended the Mission Covenant Church in Sugar Grove. She was a member of the Anchor Class, Koinonia, and the Church Choir. Ruth was an excellent wife, homemaker, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed her church, the Lord, and especially family. She is survived by two children, B. Terry Bloom and his wife Lucy, of Holidaysburg PA, and a daughter Karen R. Braley and her husband Ed of Lander PA; three grandchildren Tammy Aupperle, Gene Bloom, and Emily Braley; three great-grandchildren Austin Bloom, Hannah Bloom, and Rebekah Aupperle; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death on August 8, 2009 by her husband, Rev. Bernard W. Bloom, who she married on July 25, 1941 in Winchester Virginia; her siblings Mae Rogers, Susie Anderson, Toni Botteicher, Tootie Nelson, John McQuillen and infant brother Harry McQuillen; and a grandson Todd Allen Bloom. Friends will be received at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc. 1003 Penna Ave East on Monday July 17 from 5-8 p.m. Friends will also be received Tuesday July 18, at the Mission Covenant Church for one hour prior to a funeral service to be held there at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Brian Haight and Rev. Marcus Briggs co-officiating. The Family suggest memorial donations be made to Friends of the Rouse, 701 Rouse Ave. Youngsville Pa, 16371.

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   Posted Mon July 17, 2017
My deepest sympathy. Will keep you all in my prayers.

Jackie Slagle
   Posted Tue July 18, 2017
Our deepest condolences to the family. Ruth was such a lovely and kind we knew her when they were pastoring the LUMC.
Dick & Jackie Slagle

Nancy Young
   Posted Mon July 24, 2017
To the family of Ruth Email. McQullen Bloom. My family sends their deepest sympathy to you. Our thoughts and prayers goes out to you. John 5 29

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