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ADAMS, Amy Florence Luella

HOLMES, Charles Irwin 1

  • Born: 1917 1
  • Marriage: ADAMS, Amy Florence Luella
  • Died: 21 Oct 2008 aged 91 2
  • Buried: 30 Oct 2008, Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 2

bullet   Another name for Charles was Irwin.2


bullet  Burial Notes:

He is buried at Maple Ridge Cemetery.


bullet  Facts and details for Charles Irwin Holmes:

His obituary was published in the Winchester Press in 2008 in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. Charles "Irwin" Holmes passed away peacefully on Oct. 21, 2008, to be together always with his best friend and dear wife Amy, who predeceased him on Sept. 27, 2008. He was 91.
He was a devoted husband for 67 years. He was a wonderful father to Mary Lou Greenaway, Clara (George) Edwardson, Brenda (David) Simpson, and Kenton (Laurie Ann) Holmes. He was a loving grandfather, and will be fondly remembered by Elizabeth (Ryan), Rob (Julie), Kate, Kirk (Vani), Natalie, Leslie (John), Craig (Gunta), Amy (Carl), Jennie, Kaila, Ryan, Sheldon, and Meaghan. He will be missed by his 12 great-grandchildren. He is survived by his brother Robert (Helen), sisters-in-law Mary Holmes, Von Holmes and Linda Adams, and by brother-in-law Earle (Inez) Adams. He was predeceased by his sisters Della, Mina, Dora, and Louisa, and brothers Tom, Oliver, Harry, Leslie, Nathaniel, Edwin, and Eldred.
Irwin was a cattle dealer, farmer, and owner of Holmes Livestock Exchange. He was a dedicated member of Winchester Springs United Church. He will be remembered by many nephews, nieces, and friends for his passion for fishing, hunting, and curling.
Visitation will be held at Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain today, Wed., Oct. 29, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Winchester Springs United Church on Thurs., Oct. 30 at 1 pm, followed by interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Winchester Springs United Church would be greatly appreciated. 2


Charles married Amy Florence Luella ADAMS, daughter of Arthur ADAMS and Mary Maud ADAMS. (Amy Florence Luella ADAMS was born on 28 Jun 1923,3 died on 27 Sep 2008 4 and was buried on 2 Oct 2008 in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 4.)



1 Gravestone.

2 "Charles "Irwin" Holmes," (Winchester)Winchester Press, 2008, col. Obituary.

3 Lynn Cook and Klaas Van der Baaren, Descendants of Jacob Van Allen, U.E.L., ISBN 0-921452-02-0 (Morrisburg, Ontario: self, 1986), 45.

4 "Amy Florence Holmes," (Winchester)Winchester Press, 2008, col. Obituary.