Jeanne A. Loomer (née Gagnon} of Pompton Plains, New Jersey passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Cedar Crest Senior Living Community where she lived. Jeanne was born on July 29, 1934 in Salem, Massachusetts and raised there. She moved to the New York area in 1955. After residing in Cliffside Park, New Jersey for over 50 years, in 2015, she moved to the Cedar Crest Senior Living Community in Pompton Plains, New Jersey where she enjoyed spending time with the many friends she met and made there.
Her last employed years were at the Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, New Jersey in the Pastoral Care Department. Jeanne was predeceased by her parents Emile Gagnon and Louise (née Evans) Gagnon. In 2005, her husband, Charles W. Loomer, on October 21, 2018, her sister, Joanne M. McCarthy, and on March 30, 2019, her son-in-law, Jeffrey W. Lenarski. She is survived by her son, Peter E. Loomer of Teaneck, New Jersey, and her daughter, Catherine L. Lenarski of Ewing, New Jersey. A granddaughter, Amanda (née Lenarski) and her husband, Sean Karhan, of Xenia, Ohio, a grandson, Joseph P. Lenarski, of Ewing, New Jersey, and a great-grandson due on December 9, 2019. In addition, Jeanne’s nieces and nephews who she was very fond of.
The family would like to thank her friends at Cedar Crest, especially Elizabeth T. Chadwick and Christine L. Burley for their friendship and kindness that they provided for Jeanne. The family would also like to thank the nurses and aides from Caring People, Inc., especially Jeanne’s live-in aide, Verbena Ayisi, for the love and amazing care she provided for Jeanne. Per Jeanne’s wishes, cremation has taken place.
A memorial mass will be held on November 8, 2019 at 9:00 AM at The Chapel at Cedar Crest. Interment will take place that afternoon. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Jeanne’s memory to The ARC of Bergen and Passaic Counties, 223 Moore Street, Hackensack, New Jersey or online at www.arcbp.com or to the Cedar Crest’s Scholar’s Fund. The checks for the Cedar Crest’s Scholar’s Fund should be made out to the Cedar Crest Philanthropy Department, noting on the memo line of the check, Scholar’s Fund, and that it is in memory of Jeanne Loomer. Send to Cedar Crest Philanthropy Department, noting on the memo line of the check, Scholar’s Fund, and that it is in memory of Jeanne Loomer. Send to Cedar Crest Philanthropy Department, One Cedar Crest Drive, Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444.
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