July 15, 1927 - February 23, 2011 Resided in Vero Beach, FL
GEORGE RUSSELL LOOMIS George Russell Loomis, 83, of Vero Beach, FL died Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Loomis was born July 15, 1927 in Providence, RI. He had been a full-time resident of Vero Beach since 2000, coming from Rhode Island. He worked as a photoengraver and a videographer. Mr. Loomis was a member of Saint John of the Cross Catholic Church in Vero Beach. George was a member of the Order of F&A Masons in RI and FL, the Rhode Island Shrine in Cranston, RI, the Scottish Rite, and was very active within the Village Green housing community. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Amy; daughters, Patricia Fleming (Jim) of Coventry, RI, Dale Hopkins (Steve) of Gloucester, RI, Vicki Suplizio (Mark) of Sebastian, FL, and Lynn Moss (Mike) of Vero Beach, FL; sisters, Phyllis Curti of Hudson, FL, Janet Sousa of Brooksville, FL; grandson, Jason Welcker of Boston, MA; granddaughters, Dr. Kelly Welcker Krause of Bellevue, FL, Shawn Moss McKinny of Vero Beach, FL, and Shelly Moss Greer of Sebring, FL. He is survived by seven other grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence & Iva, and brother, Lawrence E. Loomis. Friends may call at the Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory, 659 East Greenwich Ave. West Warwick Saturday March 5, 2011, 9-10am with a Masonic Memorial Service by Mt. Vernon Lodge #4 F. & A. M. at 9:45, followed by burial in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, February, 28, 2011 at St. John Of The Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach, Florida. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County located at 2300 5th Ave, Suite 150, Vero Beach, FL 32960.