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“Carol and family, We were so very sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort and peace in knowing that Harold is with our Heavenly Father...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Susan and Fran Ducharme

“Dear Carol, God bless you and keep you and your family at this difficult time. With deepest sympathy, Marie Mullen ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Marie Mullen

“Hi Carol, I'm sorry I won't be in town for your husband's services. My thoughts are with you and your family -- I am so sorry. -chris ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Chris Rosenbaum

“Carol and family I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Harold from when he worked with my Dad at the Greendale Fire Station and they would give us...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Wendy (McNamara)Davis

“Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Bryan Cheshire

“Carol, we were so saddened to hear of the loss of your husband. Please know that Melissa and I are are thinking of you. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Scott Fairfield

“Carol, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in eveybody's thoughts. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: taryn kennedy

“Dearest Carol, Although you in no way expect it, may the love that you have shown be returned to you a hundred-fold. "It is better to...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Bob McCarron

“Carol, our deepest condolences, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Jim & Karen Courtney

WORCESTER___Harold A. Bloom, 67, of Worcester, died Monday, March 8, 2010 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center, 55 Lake Ave North.

He leaves his loving and devoted wife of 42 years, Carol J. (Yurewicz) Bloom, two sons, Eric C. Bloom of Worcester and Andrew J. Bloom and his wife Lydia of Maynard; a daughter, Karen T. Simmons and her husband, Joseph of Worcester; four grandchildren, Alexander and Juliette Bloom and Katherine and Thomas Simmons, one niece and two nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, William J. Bloom. He was born in Worcester, a son of Harold C. and Virginia (Sootkoos) Bloom and was a lifelong city resident.

Mr. Bloom was a retired Worcester Fire Lieutenant. He became a firefighter in 1965 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 1975. He retired in 1997 after 32 years of service to the department. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Harold was a graduate of Commerce High School, class of 1960. He was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, the Worcester Fire Dept, I.A.F.F. Local 1009, the Worcester Firefighters Relief Association, the Worcester Retired Police & Firefighters Association, the Fraternal Order of Eagles and he was a member and past president of the Lithuanian War Veterans Organization.

The funeral will be held on Friday, March 12 from DIRSA-MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 298 Grafton Street, with a Mass at 10:00 A.M. in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 25 Fales Street. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Calling hours in the funeral home are Thursday, March 11 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Local 1009, Worcester Firefighters Scholarship Fund, 625 Chandler St., Worcester, Ma., 01602