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Robert Kenneth Blom

December 13, 2023

Robert Blom Obituary

Robert Kenneth Blom, also known as Bob, passed away on December 13, 2023, at the age of 77 in Eatontown, New Jersey. He was born on April 30, 1946, in Patterson, NJ. Bob was a loving father to his son, Thomas Blom, and a caring father-in-law to Elizabeth Freis-Blom. He adored his three grandsons, Joshua, Kyle, and Jacob.

Bob was a proud alumni of Penn State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree.  He subsequently attended the University of Pennsylvania where he achieved a Masters in Physical Therapy. 

Bob had a successful career as a Physical Therapist, with early years spent at Monmouth Medical Center where he became the Department Chair of Physical Therapy.  Later, he ran a thriving private practice for 25 years. Bob was known for his dedication to his patients, providing care throughout his career to home-bound individuals.

Outside of his professional life, Bob had a passion for golf.  As a younger athlete he earned 12 varsity letters at Ramapo High School and was honored as an inductee in the Ramapo Athletic Hall of Fame.

Bob was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Nancy J. Blom, his father, Donald Blom, Sr., his mother, Lyda Blom, and his brother Donald Blom, Jr. 

Bob will be remembered for his athletic nature, determination, and conviction. His family and friends will cherish the memories they shared with him.

A private memorial service will be held to celebrate Bob's life. The Damiano Funeral Home in Long Branch is assisting the family with the arrangements. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence by selecting the Tribute/Guestbook link above.

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LONG BRANCH, NJ 07740

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