carol bloomer
Carol A. Bloomer, 78, of Weirton, WV passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the Wyngate Senior Living Community, Weirton. Carol was born on September 13, 1939, in Steubenville, OH. Her mother, Anna Glauser Cullen, and her husband, James E. Bloomer, preceded her in death. Before her marriage of 53 years, Carol worked in the mailroom at Weirton Steel. When she married Jim, she was a homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her family and her home. She spent many hours tending to her flowers and her yard. She enjoyed watching sports, but one her favorite pastimes was playing cards for over 50 years with her lady friends. Carol also looked forward to spending time with her family at the beach. She volunteered 25 dedicated years to Meals on Wheels and was a devoted and active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Weirton, where she was a member of the Rebecca Circle. Surviving includes her two sons, James J. Bloomer (fiancée Janine Cummings) of New Cumberland, WV, and Matthew W. Bloomer (Pam) of Elizabeth, PA; a daughter, Alisa Bibbee (Donald) of Weirton; five grandchildren Jordan Bibbee, Nicolette, Kaitlyn, Nathan and Cameron Bloomer. Friends may call on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St. Weirton. Additional visitation will be held 10 AM until the time of funeral services at 11 AM Wednesday at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Weirton. Pastor Michael Heckathorn will officiate. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Steubenville OH. For Carol’s love of animals (especially her cats), and the love and devotion to her church, memorial contributions can be made to either the Trinity Lutheran Church 3432 West Street Weirton, WV 26062 or to the Hancock County Animal Shelter, 715 Gas Valley Road, New Cumberland, WV 26047. Share tributes and memories at 304-748-3219

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  1. Mr. Bloomer, Jimmy, Matt, Alisa, and families, please accept my family’s heartfelt condolences and prayers for your loss. Not only did Mrs. Bloomer teach Sunday School classes to me, but we sang together in choir, she was welcoming to me when I came to some of the monthly Women’s meetings and always had a wonderful warm hug and hello for me whenever I would run into her inside a store when I still was shopping… She was a fine Lady with a beautiful heart and I will miss her dearly. With love and strength from my entire family ~ The Bell and Hoover Family ~ Wayne, Holly, Thomas, Austin, and Christopher

  2. I am so very sorry to hear of Carols passing. There is a very special place in my heart for her. What a wonderful, inspirational Christian woman from whom I learned so much!. I will hold my memories close and keep her family in my prayers. May Gods love bring you comfort and Peace. Lynne and David Shroads

  3. I was so sorry to hear of Mrs Bloomer’s passing. Alisa Jimmy, Matthew and families, you are in my thoughts and prayers. We had such a wonderful neighborhood to grow up in, and I have such fond memories of your Mom and Dad. It’s not the same without Tony and Mary and Jim and Carol! Love to you all!
    Lisa Hulburd (Orecchio)

  4. So sorry about your mom, she was a beautiful lady and always had a beautiful smile. God Bless Shelley Sadler Greenlief

  5. I met your mother just once, but my husband, Bob, and I used to work with your father in the Purchasing Department of Weirton Steel back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. When I read of Carol’s passing, I was immediately reminded of her Banana Cake recipe. One day in the early 1970’s Jim brought in cupcakes she had made for the office. They were so delicious! I asked Jim if he could get me her recipe, and Carol was kind enough to give it to me. I have used her recipe since then, and still use it to this day. In fact, her recipe card is still out on my kitchen counter from a couple of weeks ago when I last made it. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sincerely, Bob and Vi Hutton

  6. Matt, I m sorry to hear about your mother. My thoughts are with you. I was just thinking about you and JT and all the times we had. I can remember your mom when we played backyard football. It’s been along time since I’ve seen you and wanted to offer my condolences to you and your family. Eric DiBacco

  7. Alisa, Jimmy & Matthew,
    Our deepest sympathy is with all of you. Your mother was a fantastic person and was blessed to be so talented. Many wonderful memories will always be cherished from the time spent at church functions, recipes we shared, and at our monthly Becky’s meetings. The memories began many years ago growing up at Trinity when your mother, my mother (Ida) and your grandmother would work together in the kitchen during church functions and seeing all of you grow up in the church. May God’s love and your cherished memories of your mother bring you comfort and Peace as you go through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Linda (Mowtschan) & Ron Blanc
    Summerfield, FL

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