Gerald J. Loftus "Red" peacefully passed away on September 20, 2017. He is survived by his loving and devoted partner Joan Fleck, his five children, Debbie, Anderson, William Loftus, Jeanne Nestor, Geraldine Loftus, and Kristine Loftus, his brother Terence (Janet) Loftus.
He is pre deceased by his daughter Elizabeth Madigan and ex wife Joan Lucas, parents John and Anna Loftus, and brothers James and Jack Loftus.
He was a proud grandfather of 7 grandsons and 1 granddaughter and 2 great grandchildren.
Jerry was a paratrooper during the Korean War, and had a lifetime career at Operating Engineers Local 15. Due to his love of sports he coached the New City Pee-Wee Rams and Midgets in Clarkstown from 1970 to 1978.
Visiting will be Monday, September 25, 2017 from 3 PM to 9 PM at the Joseph W. Sorce Funeral Home, Inc 728 West Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY 10994 (845) 358-4433 www.sorcefuneralhome.com
A Funeral Mass will take place Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 11:30 AM at St. Anthony's Shrine Church, 36 West Nyack Road, Nanuet, NY 10954.