Marjorie Williams (Webb) Bloomberg (1919 - 2012)


Marjorie Williams (Webb) Bloomberg (1919 - 2012)



GRANVILLE – Marjorie Williams Webb Bloomberg, 93, died September 19, 2012 at the Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation Home, Wayland, MA.

Marjorie was born February 15, 1919 in Westfield. She lived in and loved Granville all her life. She was a graduate of Westfield High School Class of 1937. She had many jobs, including picking blueberries, Noble & Cooley Drum Shop, Gibbons General Store, Granville Post Office, delivering newspapers, Forbes & Wallace accounting department, waitress at Westfield Hotel and sold Stanley Home Products.

From the 1970s to 1990, Marjorie drove a Granville School Bus. She was a freelance writer and wrote numerous poems and articles that were published in Southwoods Magazine. Marjorie also had numerous volunteer positions, including member of the Granville Historical Society, President of the Woodland Cemetery Association and story lady at the Westfield Care and Rehabilitation Center.

She was an active life-long member at the Granville Federated Church. She married Carl A. Bloomberg in 1941 and was a devoted wife to him until he passed away in 2001. She was the loving mother to Linda DeMars and her husband, Paul of Guthrie, OK and Carlene McGorty and her husband, David of Holliston, MA. She was the cherished grandmother of four grandsons, two great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter. She also leaves extended family members and many friends.

Her funeral will be held at the Granville Federated Church at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2012. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her memory to the Granville Federated Church, 16 Granby Road, Granville, MA 01034 or the Granville Historical Society, 683 Main Road, Granville, MA 01034.

Memories of Old Granville:

Marjorie Bloomberg's notes from a February 9, 2009 presentation at Town Hall, Granville, MA. Copy provided by Granville Town Clerk, Donna Fillion, March 2021.


13 May 2020


Verna Sadowski, May 13, 2020
Memories of Granville In The Old Days: Marjorie Bloomberg's notes from 2009 Town Hall presentation, copy provided by Donna Fillion, Town Clerk, 2021.


Copyright Verna Sadowski photo, 13 May 2020
Obituary: The Westfield News, 2012


Also see c. 1933 school photo CLICK HERE


“Marjorie Williams (Webb) Bloomberg (1919 - 2012),” Granville History Digital Collection, accessed March 2, 2024,


Linda DeMars

My Mom. She was amazing. Loved her town of Granville, MA. 

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