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HOLMES, Clarence Eber
MERKLEY, Hannah May

HOLMES, Gerald Clarence


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ANNABLE, Doris Ella Jean

HOLMES, Gerald Clarence 1

  • Born: 4 Sep 1917, Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 1
  • Marriage: ANNABLE, Doris Ella Jean on 24 Apr 1943 1
  • Died: 29 Mar 2009, Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada aged 91 2 3
  • Buried: 1 Apr 2009, Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 2 3

bullet  Death Notes:

He died at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital.

bullet  Burial Notes:

He is buried in Maple Ridge Cemetery.


bullet  Facts and details for Gerald Clarence Holmes:

He lived in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada in 1921. 4

His obituary was published in the Winchester Press in 2003 in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. It read as follows:

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a very special husband, father and grandfather, Gerald Holmes, in his 86th year. Jerry passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 29, 2003, at Winchester District Memorial Hospital lovingly surrounded by his family.

Always loved and remembered by his wife of 60 years, Doris; his children Beverly Barkley (Allen), Bonnie DeVries (Ron), Dorothy Geymonat (Jack), and predeceased by daughter Trudy; his grandchildren Lisa, Diane, Stephanie, Melanie, Tasha, Jennifer, Joshua, David, Kevin and Geoffrey; and six great-grandchildren. Also survived by brothers Keith and Murray; and sisters Mary, Marguerite and Murla.

Visitation was held at Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain on March 31. The funeral was held in the Winchester Wesleyan Church on April 1 at 2 pm. Interment was at Maple Ridge Cemetery.

Donations may be made to Winchester District Memorial Hospital, the Winchester Wesleyan Church or a charity of your choice. 3


Gerald married Doris Ella Jean ANNABLE, daughter of Roy Erratt ANNABLE and Bertha Luella FETTERLY, on 24 Apr 1943.1 (Doris Ella Jean ANNABLE was born on 10 Jul 1922 in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada,1 5 died on 6 Jan 2013 in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada 5 and was buried on 9 Jan 2013 in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 5.)



1 Ken and Emilia Annable, The Annable Family in Canada, Page 50.

2 Gravestone.

3 "Gerald Holmes," (Winchester)Winchester Press, 2003, col. Obituary.

4 1921 census of Canada, Ontario, district 73, sub-district 43, Winchester, p. 1, dwelling 5, family 5; RG 31; digital images, Census - Canada - 1921 - Ontario.

5 Internet web site, http://www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1897551&fh_id=13733.