Pauline Loomis Brunk
March 4, 1922 - April 10, 2021
Pauline Loomis Brunk, age 99, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
Born in Hanover, PA, on March 4, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Carrie (Albright) Overmiller. Pauline moved to Elkton, MD, at the age of 5, and graduated from Elkton High School in 1939. She worked for various schools throughout Delaware, then retired in 1971 as an assistant cafeteria manager, to care for her mother. In her younger years, Pauline enjoyed bowling, and was active in the church choir at St. James Episcopal Church and All Saints Episcopal in Lakeland, FL. She was also a dedicated volunteer for Emily Bissell Hospital, and a longtime member of the Eastern Star. Following the passing of Mr. Loomis, Pauline met Eugene Brunk, and they moved to Michigan then Florida. After Eugene’s passing, she returned to Newark. She will always be remembered for the outpouring of love she bestowed upon her family and friends.
Pauline was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul Ashby Loomis, Sr. and second husband, Eugene L. Brunk. She is survived by her children, Carolyn Loomis (Henry Saffer), Paul Loomis, Jr. (Barbara), and Charlene Loomis (Robert Lofland); 9 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 pm on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, followed by a funeral service at 12 pm. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately in Elkton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pauline’s memory to Peniel United Methodist Church, 115 East Market Street, Newport, DE 19804.