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Edythe (Jillson) Holmes

1929 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Edythe (Jillson) Holmes Obituary
Edythe (Jillson) Holmes Dec. 4, 1929 - Jul. 31, 2014 LEDYARD - Edythe (Jillson) Holmes, age 84, formerly of Ledyard, passed away in Dorchester, MA on July 31, 2014. She was born on December 4, 1929 in Melrose Park, Ill. to the late George and Clara Mae (Collins) Buseck. Edythe graduated from Derxel University in Philadelphia, PA in 1952 with a Bachelor in Business Administration. She worked as a claims adjuster for both Aetna and Matthew Insurance agency. She was a member of Therapy Dog International. Edy the is survived by a son Kenneth Jillson and his wife Faye of Dorchester, MA and a granddaughter Alexandra Jillson. She is predeceased by her first husband Carroll Jillson and her second husband Joseph Holmes. Family and friends may visit Church and Allen Funeral Home, 136 Sachem Street, Norwich on Monday from 11:00 A.M. till the time of the funeral home service at 12:00 P.M. Burial will immediately follow at Avery Stoddard Cemetery in Gales Ferry. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Edythe's honor to the Connecticut Humane Society, 169 Old Colchester Road., Quaker Hill, CT 06375. Please visit to leave an online condolence for the Jillson family.
Published in Norwich Bulletin on Aug. 3, 2014
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