William E. HOLMES

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HOLMES, William E. - March 15, 1937 - March 20, 2014 Passed away peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital, on Thursday, March 20, 2014. Bill, beloved husband of 54 years of Ann. Dear father of Brenda (Al Narvanen) of Angus and Janine Newton (Peter Jibb) of Woodstock. Loving grandfather of Cassandra, Patrick, Stefanie, Colin and great-granddaughter Zoey. Brother of Donald, predeceased brother Robert. Bill was born in Newcastle, ON of James and Dorothy Holmes. The family moved to Streetsville in 1952 to open an IGA grocery store, later the new IGA Foodliner. Bill became very much a part of the community. Life member of the Streetsville Lions Club and received the Melvin Jones and Helen Keller Foundation awards. Also became a member of the Streetsville Probus Club. Visitation Tuesday, March 25th, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at LEE FUNERAL HOME, 258 Queen Street, South, Streetsville. Funeral Service on Wednesday, March 26th at 11 a.m. at Streetsville United Church, 274 Queen Street South. Reception to follow in Heritage Hall. Interment, Streetsville Cemetery. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Dr. Peddle, the Credit Valley Hospital, Cancer Care Team, Dr. Sauls and the nursing staff in the Palliative Care Unit, also the VON who visited Bill with great care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Credit Valley Hospital, Cancer Care Centre or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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Published in the Toronto Star on Mar. 22, 2014