In Memory of




Obituary for Ralph Norman Blomster

On January 27, 2020, Dr. Ralph N. Blomster of Ellicott City, beloved husband of Merilyn Blomster, cherished father of Kirsten Keller and her husband Thomas F., Erik Blomster and his wife Shelly and Leif Blomster and his wife Kerry, loving grandfather of Melissa Keller, Jennifer Keller, Tiffani Blomster, Erik Blomster, Jr. and his wife Brittiany, Mia Blomster and Kerrigan Blomster and great grandfather of Noelle, Jeremiah, Isabella, Camden, Jensen and Alice and dear brother of Melvin Blomster and his wife Marion and the late Paul Blomster and his wife Dottie.

Dr. Blomster was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean War. He retired as a professor emeritus from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Maryland.

Friends may call at Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043 on Wednesday January 29, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2001 Old Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228, on Friday January 31, 2020 at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers donations in Mr. Blomster’s name may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at the above address.