Philip E Bloom, 74, of Elgin was welcomed into the presence of his loving and merciful Lord and Savior on March 24, 2017. He was born on August 21, 1942, in Chicago, IL, the son of Stanley and Evelyn Bloom.
Survivors include his wife: Laura Bloom; 6 children: Martin (Tammy), Laura, Greg (Tammy), Erica (Erik), Deshawn and David; 7 grandchildren: Hannah, Tyler, Sydney, Evan, Isaiah, Silas, and Jeremiah; along with many family and friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, March 31st from 5 – 8 pm. A Memorial Service is scheduled for Saturday, April 1st at 11:00 am. Both the Visitation and Memorial Service will take place at New Covenant Bible Church at 4N780 Randall Rd in St Charles, IL.
In memory of Phil, contributions may be made to ministries dear to his heart. Show Hope is a movement to care for orphans that provides information and grants to help U.S. families adopt children from all over the world. Contributions can also be made to New Covenant Bible Church for either the New Life Corrections Ministry of Wayside Cross which ministers to prisoners throughout the state of IL or the church’s Love In Action Fund which is used to help families in time of need. Laird Funeral Home, Elgin is assisting the family. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.