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“Mike: What a shock to read of JoAnne's passing when I first learned of Dick's death - evidently he was too sick at the time to email although it...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Esther (Shew) Smith - Largo, FL

“Phil and family. Sorry. I lost my little sister on Saturday, so I know what you are feeling. God Bless. Vicki Albietz, Lieber ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Dave & Chris and the entire Bloom family..We are so very sorry for your loss, I have fond memories.. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Michelle Cox - Avilla, IN

“Mom and I will miss JoAnne. Her and Mike are wonderful people and we were blessed to know her and him. Mom will always remember the fun they had...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Weber - Ft wayne, IN

“Praying for you all as you weather this time of loss together and hoping memories of beautiful times together will buoy you up. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Rody

“Very sorry to hear of your loss. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Sparks - Indianapolis, IN

“Very sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Rodney Clear - Albion

“Phil,Best wishes to you and your family as you navigate a difficult time. My thoughts and prayers.J Seifert ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: John Seifert - North Vernon, IN

“I am sadden by this news. Praying for your healing. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Sheila Gamble - Indianapolis, IN

“Dear Bloom Family,I was so very sorry to learn about the passing of JoAnne. She was a dear, sweet lady who was always ready to share her lovely...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Pauline LeMay - Fort Wayne, IN

“SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: JIM & DEBBIE BLOOM - HUNTERTOWN, IN

“Thoughts and prayers with the family during this difficult time. I have fond memories of Aunt JoAnne from when I was a kid visiting Ft. Wayne.Now she...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy Stuart - Manhattan Beach, CA


JoAnne E. Bloom, 93, died on January 14, 2017 at Harbour Assisted Living. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late William W. and Dollie (Hinkley) Shew, and was raised in Churubusco, Indiana. She had been an employee of Parkview Hospital and Fort Wayne Surgical Associates and retired from the office of J.E. Arata, M.D. She was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Michael B. Bloom, daughter, Mary Beth Bloom, of Fort Wayne, sons, Philip (Jessie), John (Jana), Kenneth (Cheryl) all of Fort Wayne, and David (Christina) of Greenwood, seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren with one due in February, two step great-grandchildren, brother, Richard Shew, sister, Patricia Johnson both of Fort Wayne, Indiana, along with several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Martha Bloom, brothers, Warren, William, and George, sisters, Elisabeth Derf and Genevieve Swenson. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am, Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church with calling one hour prior, Fr. Mark Gurtner officiating. Calling at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd, on Friday, from 2 pm to 4 pm to 6 pm to 8 pm. Entombment in Catholic Cemetery Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Good Hope Church Building Fund or Masses. To sign the online guestbook go to www.domccombandsons.com