Martin Bloom

Martin Bloom

Martin (Marty) Bloom, 83, of Hilton Head Island, SC passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019.

He was born June 17, 1935, in Lima, Ohio, to Yale and Anne (Silberman) Bloom. Marty grew up in Lima and graduated from The Ohio State University. He was a successful group health insurance broker in Cincinnati.

Marty and his wife, Dr. Laura Rosenbaum-Bloom, moved to Hilton Head in November 2001 with three cats and their dog, Ollie. He loved golf, the Buckeyes, the Reds, the Bengals, the Pops, Broadway shows, good food and especially his family. Marty was known for his quick wit.

Marty is survived by his wife, Dr. Laura Rosenbaum-Bloom; three children, Dr. Robert (Julie) Bloom, Dr. Michael (Amy) Bloom, and Kim Bloom Asher; nine grandchildren, Jennifer, Jeffrey, Rachel, Adam, Sarah and Ellie Bloom, Andrew, Kallie and Aaron Asher. Marty’s sister, Judi Bleich passed away May 28, 5 days before Marty.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 6, at 11 a.m. at Congregation Beth Yam, Hilton Head, South Carolina. Burial will follow at Six Oaks Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the American Kidney Fund.

Services were handled by the Island Funeral Home and Crematory.