Elizabeth A. “Beth” Loomis passed away Friday, May 1 peacefully with family at her side. She is survived by her daughter Kelly S. Loomis, East Haddam; brothers Jay Loomis, Florida, and Paul Loomis, East Lyme, her beloved grandson Quinn McKenna, East Haddam; nieces; nephews; great nieces; and great nephews. Beth retired from Aetna Insurance Co. and was very active in the East Haddam area, operating a full service maintenance business. She loved writing and wrote articles and columns for local newspapers, including the Resident. She was a history enthusiast and did research for the CT Historical Society. She enjoyed the outdoors and traveling with her family and dear friend Laura McClure. She dedicated her time helping the local Boy Scouts, which was a priority in her life. A Celebration of Life Service was held Saturday, May 9 in East Haddam at First Church Of Christ Congregational. Donations can be made in her name to the Boy Scouts, Troop #22, P.O. Box 697, Moodus, CT 06469.