Dr. Frances Bloom, 90


NEEDHAM, MASS. – Dr. Frances Bloom died March 13 at home. She was the wife of the late Max Bloom, M.D. Born in Berlin, Germany, a daughter of the late Max and Clara (Scheinman) Feld, she had lived in Needham for three years, previously living in Cranston for more than 60 years. She was a graduate of Brooklyn College and Yale Medical School. 

She was the mother of Ira Bloom and his wife, Deborah Ebner, of Glenview, Illinois, the late Paul Bloom, and Steven Bloom and his wife, Marti, of Needham. She was the sister of Jack Feld and his wife, Grace, of Los Angeles, California. She was the grandmother of Matthew Bloom and his wife, Aleksandra, Samuel Bloom, Laura Malcuit, Hank Ebner and Alex Ebner.  She was the great-grandmother of Sophia White. 

Contributions in her memory may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047.