Robert Holmes, 86, of Wilkes-Barre and formerly of Archbald, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Timber Ridge Health Care, Wilkes-Barre. He was the husband of Dolores McDermott Holmes. He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Lorraine Muskett.
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Robert was born in Archbald on Sept. 7, 1927, a son of the late Marguerite (Quinn) and Rollin Holmes. He attended the University of Scranton and was a Navy veteran of World War II.
He was a retired salesman for General Binding Corp.
Also surviving are his sons, Paul, New York City; Mark, Waxahachie, Texas; and Dr. Brian, Greencastle; stepson, David McDermott, Hudson; stepdaughters, Eileen Matrunich, Hudson; and Sheila Nothoff, Harding; a sister, Joan Kearney, Archbald; several grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Monday from Harrison Funeral Home, 374 N. Main St., Archbald, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald.
Interment in St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, Archbald.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Harrison Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.harrisonfh.com.
Harrison Funeral Home - Archbald
374 S. Main Street Archbald, PA 18403
Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 9, 2014