Thomas Sinclair Bloss died on Oct. 9 in Philadelphia, PA at the age of 30. He had recently moved to Philadelphia with the hope of making a fresh start in his life. He died in his apartment on Oct. 9. The cause of death has not yet been determined. Tom struggled with bipolar disorder and drug addiction for many years.

Tom was fond of hiking and camping and he was always up for a road trip across the United States with friends. An avid traveller, he had travelled in Turkey, Italy and Morocco, as well as to Costa Rica and the Amazon Jungle.

Tom was fascinated by biochemistry which he studied at Delaware Technical and Community College, State University of New York at Ulster and the University of Delaware.

Tom enjoyed music and produced several mix tapes. He played the flute as a youngster and enjoyed a wide variety of musical genres. He was an avid reader and especially enjoyed philosophy. He was an original thinker, full of ideas and plans.

Survived by father Robert E. Bloss, mother Carla M. Bloss, sister Elizabeth Cobb and her husband Matthew Cobb, his grandmother Betty Bloss, aunt and Uncle Cynthia and Tim Campbell, cousins Rose and Elena Campbell, as well as by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Tom’s ashes will be dispersed in the Hudson River Valley along the trails and among the waterfalls he loved. This was where he was the happiest and most at peace.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE on November 17th at 2:00 PM, where friends may greet the family from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to AtTAcK addiction, P.O. Box,36, Bear, DE 19701 or the Nature Conservancy, Delaware Field Office,100 West 10th St. #1107, Wilmington, DE 19801.