Robert Holmes, 86, of Wilkes-Barre and formerly of Archbald, died Friday 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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Born Sept. 7, 1927, in Archbald, son of the late Rollin and Marguerite Quinn 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 sons, Paul, New York City; Mark, Waxahachie, Texas; and Dr. Brian, Greencastle; stepson, David McDermott; and stepdaughters, Eileen Matrunich and Sheila Nothoff, all of Harding; a sister, Joan Kearney, Archbald; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Monday at 9 a.m. from the Harrison Funeral Home, 374 N. Main St., Archbald, with Mass at 9:30 in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald. Interment, parish cemetery, Archbald.
Friends may call Sunday, 4 to 7 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.harri sonfh.com.
Harrison Funeral Home - Archbald
374 S. Main Street
Archbald, PA 18403
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 9, 2014