Sad news from Point Judith – The Passing of Harold A Loftes Sr, Commercial Fisherman

December 31, 1917 – October 20, 2013 Harold A. Loftes, Sr., 95 of Normandy Rd., Wakefield, passed away  Saturday, October 20, 2013. He was the husband of the late Virginia May  (Bossard) Loftes. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Alvin  and Sigred Loftes. Mr. Loftes was builder, owner, operator of many  fishing vessels and a commercial fisherman out of Pt. Judith all of his  life. He was a founding member of the Pt. Judith Fisherman’s CO-OP and a member of Hope Lodge #25 AF & AM, Wakefield. He was the father of  Harold Loftes Jr. and his wife Mary of Wakefield; father of the late  Bruce Loftes and his wife Connie; grandfather of Brian, Brent, Amanda  and Kevin Loftes and great grandfather of six. Funeral services and  burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may  be made to The Pt. Judith Fisherman’s Memorial Foundation, Box 3315,  Narragansett, RI 02882. 19:11