Anita L. Bloom July 23, 1952 - October 14, 2016 McSherrystown Anita L. Bloom, 64, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at the York Hospital. She was the wife of Michael A. Bloom who died August 6, 2007. She was born July 23, 1952 in Hanover, the daughter of the late Anthony Joseph and Mary (Leppo) Valentino. Anita was employed with Doubleday Publishing Co. for 33 years and received her cosmetology license from Peg Horn's School of Cosmetology. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hanover, and St. John's Lutheran Church, Littlestown. Anita enjoyed reading, collecting antiques and was a fabulous cook and baker. For many years, she was a loyal and faithful companion to her niece, Heather, who is employed at the H.A.R.T. center. She enjoyed spending time with her loving and faithful companions, her dogs, Sadie and Maggie. She is survived by her daughter, Michelle L. Hoover and husband, Jonathan, New Oxford; grandchildren, Nathan and Samantha Hoover, New Oxford; sisters, Barbara Hoke, Hanover, Judi Dehoff and husband, James, Sr., Hanover and Vicki Koontz and husband, Tom, Sr., Fayetteville; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends and share memories on Monday, October 17, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover. Burial will be private in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Littlestown. Contributions in memory of Anita L. Bloom may be made to the H.A.R.T. Center, 450 East Golden Lane, New Oxford, PA 17350. To share memories of Anita L. Bloom please visit www.wetzelfuneralhome.com .
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