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Virginia Holmes

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Virginia Rawson Holmes 1914-2010 MANCHESTER Virginia Rawson Holmes, 95, of Manchester, died at Equinox Terrace in Manchester, Vt. on August 20, 2010. She was born Dec. 30, 1914 in Newark, N.J., the daughter of Cecil Hurlbut Rawson and Stella Sutphin Rawson. Virginia moved to Manchester, Vt. from Old Brookville, N.Y. following the death, in 1993, of Henry B. Holmes, her husband of 57 years. For the past 16 years she lived at Equinox Terrace. She truly enjoyed her time there. Virginia had a great interest in literature and was an original owner of The Bookmark, a book store in Oyster Bay, L.I. Virginia is survived by three children, Hon. Ellen Maloney of East Dorset, Vt.; Meg Holmes Robbins of Hingham, Mass.; and David R. Holmes of Mobile, Ala.; as well as by six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. FUNERAL NOTICE: A remembrance service will be held at Equinox Terrace Fri., Aug. 27, time will be announced. A private Interment will be held on Aug. 24 at the Brookville Cemetery, Brookville, L.I., N.Y. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Auto Angels, an Interfaith Council effort to provide vehicles for local families in distress or Neighbor to Neighbor c/o Brewster Funeral Service PO Box 885 Manchester, VT 05255.

Published in Bennington Banner from Aug. 23 to Aug. 24, 2010
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