Deacon Frank William Loafman

May 17, 1925 - October 28, 2017
Our brother, Deacon Frank William Loafman, passed on from this life on October 28, 2017 at the age of 92.
 
        Deacon Loafman was born on May 17, 1925 and ordained a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 18, 1971. He graduated from Southeastern High School. He enlisted in 1943 into the U.S. Army Air Corp, where he trained as a pilot and command gunner.  Following his honorable discharge from the military, on October 23, 1948 he married the love of his life, Loyola (Mihalek) Loafman.  Shortly thereafter, he completed his Bachelors degree at Wayne State University.  Following his studies at the Archdiocese of Detroit’s Diaconate Program, he was ordained, 1971, as a Deacon of the Roman Catholic Church, and serving many years in the Knights of Columbus.  Upon retiring from the Detroit Edison Co., he devoted himself to his parish communities of which he served faithfully.  Frank was an example of faithfulness and servitude to his Lord, wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  In his spare time, he enjoyed boating, fishing, reading, and golf.
 
        Visitation will take place on Wednesday, November 1 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home in Jupiter, Florida.  On Thursday, November 2, a Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Stuart, Florida.  Burial will follow at Riverside Memorial Park, Tequesta, Florida.
 
        Frank is survived by his wife Loyola of 69 years, daughter Kathleen (Robert) Cischke, and four sons William (Jasmine) Loafman, John (Jackie) Loafman, Thomas (Karen) Loafman, and Robert Loafman; and many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 
 
        Kindly include in the general intercessions of your weekend liturgies a prayer for the repose of the soul of Deacon Frank William Loafman. Keep him in your prayers and include him in the Masses celebrated in accord with our Archdiocesan Mass Pact.