- Local Guide
Joan T. Bloom, 70, of Indiana, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Beacon Ridge Nursing Home.
She was the daughter of the late Laird and Isabel (Keller) Hays and was born Aug. 14, 1942, in Coolspring, Pa.
Ms. Bloom enjoyed visiting family and friends, playing bingo, doing crafts and finding bargains at trade shows and yard sales with
her best friend, Nick Krisko.
She is survived by her five children, Rod Bloom of Punxsutawney, Kevin Bloom of Punxsutawney, Lisa Chesnoka of Winfield, Ala., Peggy Bloom of
Beavercreek, Ohio, and Mary Libecco of Mammoth Cave,Ky.
She is also survived by her seven grandchildren, Mike Gamboa, Jonilynn Gamboa, Nathan Gamboa, Kevin Bloom Jr., Kayla Bloom, Krchelle Libecco-Fields and Sonino Paul Jeffries; and four great-grandchildren, Laâ€™Kenya Gamboa, Laâ€™Krista Gamboa, Adreana Salvador and Geovonnie Gamboa.
Her brother, Jack Hayes of Brookville, and her sister, Linda Matthews of Strattanville, Pa., also survive her, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be no public viewing or burial service at this time.
Interment will be at Round Top Cemetery in North Mahoning Township at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of the C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home, Homer City.