In loving memory of

Dennis William Bloomer
April 21, 1936 - June 4, 2021

COLONEL DENNIS WILLIAM ( DENNY) BLOOMER, 85, SARASOTA, FL., PASSED AWAY ON FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2021.

BORN APRIL, 21,1936, IN ALLENTOWN, NJ, HE WAS THE SON OF DENNIS B AND FLORENCE BLOOMER.

HE GRADUATED FROM HAMILTON HIGH WEST IN 1954 IN HAMILTON, NJ.

IN HIGH SCHOOL HE WAS A STELLAR ATHLETE PLAYING VARSITY SHORTSTOP IN BASEBALL AND PLAYING RIGHT WING ON THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP VARSITY SOCCER TEAM.

DENNY WAS A GRADUATE OF RUTGERS UNIVERSITY WHERE HE RECEIVED HIS B.A. AND A MASTERS DEGREE FROM CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY.

HE ENLISTED IN THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, RETIRED AFTER A SUCCESSFUL CAREER HAVING ATTAINED THE RANK OF COLONEL.

WHILE IN HIS TIME OF SERVICE HE WAS AWARDED, THE AIR FORCE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, THE AIR FORCE COMMENDATION MEDAL AND THE LEGION OF MERIT.

DENNY GAINED THE RESPECT AND ADMIRATION OF EVERYONE WHO NEW HIM.

WHILE LIVING IN SARASOTA DENNY VOLUNTEERED IN THE ER DEPT AT DOCTORS HOSPITAL AND ALSO AT THE RINGLING MUSEUM.

HE ENJOYED SKIING, BIKING, TENNIS, COOKING AND TRAVELING.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE WHO WAS HIS HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEART, MARYANN BLOOMER. BROTHER ROBERT H BLOOMER, SISTER IN LAW VIRGINIA BLOOMER, NIECES, MARGARET BLOOMER, LAURA BLOOMER AND LOIS KAPPELER.

FUNERAL SERVICE AND BURIAL WILL BE HELD AT THE SARASOTA NATIONAL CEMETERY, JULY 14, 2021, 11:30AM.WITH REV. DAVID MINOR OFFICIATING.

MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO : TIDEWELL FOUNDATION, 5955 RAND BLVD, SARASOTA, FL 34238 GIVING@TIDEWELLFOUNDATION.ORG

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