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HOLSING, Christopher P. Of North Reading, at the age of 57, passed away February 13, after a three year struggle with colon cancer. Husband of Susan Maguire Holsing. Father of Nicholas Holsing of Johnson City, New York and Elizabeth Holsing of North Reading. Brother of Winifred Fili of Miami, Florida. Son of G. Carl Holsing and the late Mary Holsing of Raleigh North Carolina. Mr. Holsing was raised in Lyndonville, New York and McLean, Virginia. He earned his AB from Harvard University in 1977 and his JD from Harvard Law School in 1982. Mr. Holsing lived in North Reading since 1984. Mr. Holsing was an accomplished musician playing the french horn. While an undergraduate at Harvard, Mr. Holsing was a member of the Harvard-Radcliff Orchestra, the Harvard University Band and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society. He shared his love of music with his children and was particularly fond of attending their concerts and the familys annual summer trips to Tanglewood. Other pleasures included spending time playing board games with his wife and children, watching his childrens sports, cross country skiing, politics, and baseball. Mr. Holsing practiced with the Boston law firm of Hale and Dorr before starting his solo practice in 1991. He provided excellent legal counsel at affordable rates, specializing in small corporate start-ups. At the request of the family, all services are being privately held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Christophers name to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/ gift. Please direct to Gastrointestinal Cancers: Colon Cancer Fund. Arrangements by the Cota Funeral Home, NORTH READING. Cota Family Funeral Home North Reading 978-664-4340 / 781-944-1765
Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 17, 2014
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