HOLMES Charles E. of South Boston passed peacefully on March 15, 2014 at age 85. Beloved son of the late Joseph and Louise (Dearden) Holmes. Brother of Walter ‘Wally” Holmes and his wife June of Quincy, the late Evelyn, Joseph, Robert Holmes, Helen Curtis and Ruth Smoot Ryan. Special uncle to Lorraine, Benny, Michael, Charlie Fiasconaro, Jayne Maher, Karen Kennedy, Joyce Doucette, Brian, Ronny, Scott, Bobby, Gregory Holmes, Laurie Holmes Jason, Patricia Castaneda, Charlene MacDonald, Carolyn Cheney, Judy and Kevin Curtis, the late Larry Holmes, Bobby, Ruth Ann Smoot and Steven Ryan. Also beloved uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours in the O’Brien Funeral Home, 146 Dorchester St., SOUTH BOSTON on Tuesday 9:00-11:00am. A Prayer Service will follow at 11:00am. Uncle Charlie will forever be remembered for his love and generosity to his family. Late graduate of South Boston High School, retired machinist at Grant Gear Works and member of the Bethesda Lodge 330, IOOF. In lieu of flowers donations in Charlie’s Memory may be made to the South Boston Neighborhood House, 136 H Street, South Boston or the Castle Island Association, 1514 Columbia Rd, South Boston, MA 02127. Interment private.
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Published in Boston Herald on Mar. 17, 2014
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146 Dorchester Street South Boston, MA 02127