Lee Bloom
Lee Bloom

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When Sunday, March 4th, 2012 3:00pm Officiating Rabbi Jeffrey Sirkman Location Larchmont Temple Address 75 Larchmont Ave. Larchmont, NY 10538

Obituary of Lee H. Bloom

Lee H. Bloom, Past Town of Mamaroneck Councilman and long time Resident of Larchmont passed away peacefully on December 12, 2011 at the age of 92. Born in NYC to Harry and Harriet Bloom. He attended school in New Rochelle and graduated MIT in 1940. He entered the US Navy after one year of Harvard Law School and served as a Lieutenant Commander until 1945. He married his beloved wife Mary Louise in the Philadelphia Naval Yard, and went back and finished his law degree at Harvard. He then started a 36 year career with Lever Brothers Company as an executive. He moved his family to Larchmont in 1951. Lee served his community as councilman for over 16 years. He was also involved with many community and charitable boards. His interests included UNICEF, United Nations Association and the Sheldrake Environmental Center among many others. He was a man who gave far more than his share. He was pre deceased by his wife in 2005 and is survived by his three children, Daniel (wife Sherri, Sons Joel and Josh), Louise Abel (husband Irving), and Douglas. Lee is also survived by his special lady Alice LaSala. In lieu of flowers donations to UNICEF, United Nations Association or the Sheldrake Environmental Center would be appreciated. Biography 36 years with Lever Brothers Company and Unilever Group President. Unilever United States, Inc. 1978 - 1982 - Vice Chairman, 1982 - 1983 Retired, December 1, 1983. School and Business Alliance for 6 years in Yonkers, NY. Joined Larchmont-Mamaroneck Chapter of AAUN in 1957, President of chapter 1962-1963. Board member since 1962 - either as elected director or as appointed as regional representative. Secretary & President, Larchmont Garden Civic Association Troop 4 Troop Committee, Boy Scouts of America Vice President & Campaign Chair, Larchmont Branch, American Red Cross Concerts Association Fund Chairman and Board Chairman, Larchmont Branch, American Red Cross Committee for Selection of School Board Candidates Committee on Junior High School Building Needs Chairman, Cross Country Lands Study Committee Delegate to 3rd & 4th Westchester Conference, NY State Citizens Committee For public Schools Larchmont-Town Joint Master Plan Committee Republican Town Committeeman, 15th Election District Town Councilman Town of Mamaroneck, 1970-85 Deputy Supervisor 1982-83 Town Planning Board 1958-69 Human Rights Commission 1987-98 Chairman, Lehman College Center for Performing Arts 1987-94 Larchmont-Mamaroneck Diverse People Committee, Chair Elementary Mentoring Program Larchmont-Mamaroneck Local Summit Board of Directors, Larchmont-Mamaroneck Center for Continuing Education 1997-present Recipient of the 1999 Mamaroneck-Larchmont Human Rights Commission Martin Luther King, Jr. award for distinguished humanitarian service To the community Chairman, Friends of the Reservoir 1993-2001 Chairman, Sheldrake Environmental Center 2002-03
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