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Bonnie M. (Bloom) Walter

December 19, 1945 ~ August 18, 2019 (age 73)


Bonnie M. Walter (Bloom) 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 18, 2019.
Bonnie was born in Batavia, NY on December 19, 1945.
Bonnie spent a lifetime devoted to medicine and the nursing profession, spending time as an instructor at Mercy School of Nursing and culminating in her career as head of the Mercy Wound Care Center, Mercy Medical Center.
She lived most of her life in the Canton area, moving here in 1973.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edmund and Edith Bloom, as well as, by her sister, Eileen Brewer (Bloom).
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, John; daughters, Shannon Clear, Stefanie McClary, and Hollie Waaland; grandchildren, Dylan, Derek, Bryce, and Braden Clear; Ava, Chase, and Jaxon McClary; and Will and Lila Waaland. She is also survived by her brother, Edmund Bloom; and sister, Claudia Sowell (Bloom).
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 21, from 6 pm to 8 pm at Heitger Funeral Home - Jackson Chapel, 5850 Wales NW, Massillon.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on Thursday, August 22 at St Paul Catholic Church, 241 South Main Street of North Canton. 
Internment will be at 10:45 am on Friday, August 23 at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sage Park Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, 5201 Morse Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230.
Condolences to the family may be made at
Heitger Funeral Home 330-830-0148

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August 21, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heitger Funeral Service
5850 Wales Avenue N.W.
Massillon, OH 44646

Mass of Christian Burial
August 22, 2019

10:00 AM
St Paul Catholic Church (North Canton)

August 23, 2019

10:45 AM
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
10175 Rawiga Rd
Rittman, Ohio 44270

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