Corliss L. Loomer, 89, of Shrewsbury


Corliss L. LoomerShrewsbury – Corliss L. (Vaughn) Loomer, 89, former secretary for the Town of Shrewsbury, died peacefully on Feb. 28, 2021. Born and raised in Lowell, daughter of the late Ashton and Mabel (Clauson) Vaughn.

She graduated from Lowell High School and received her Associates degree from Becker Junior College. Utilizing her degree, Corliss began a lengthy career working as a secretary for the Town of Shrewsbury in both the Board of Health and later for the School Department where she retired from many years ago.

Corliss was a faithful member of the former Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Shrewsbury where she became very close to other members throughout the years. She spent time each year with her family vacationing at the Trapp Family Lodge in Vermont. Playing the organ was always a nice pastime for Corliss as well as playing Scrabble with her friends at Briarwood.

She was the devoted wife of Sumner W. “Sonny” Loomer, who passed in 2006. Corliss was the loving mother of Scott B. Loomer and his wife Patricia of Sandwich and the late Steven A, Loomer; mother-in-law of Deborah Loomer of Gill; grandmother of Ashley Rollins and Jessica Alger, both of Fitchburg, Brady Loomer of Southborough, and Ericka Glebocki of Manchester, Conn.; great-grandmother of five beautiful great-grandchildren; and is also survived by her sister, Karen Riberdy of Greenville, R.I., as well as nieces and nephews and many special friends and the wonderful, caring staff at Briarwood and Knollwood, including Donna Prescott, her friend and caregiver.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Friday, March 5, at 12 p.m., in the Mountain View Cemetery, Boylston Street, Shrewsbury (Section NN).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of her late husband, Sonny, and her late son, Steven. (