Robert B. Bob Holmes of Delray Beach Florida, formerly a longtime resident of Franklin, died suddenly and peacefully in his home on April 21. He was 76 years old and the loving husband of Barbara (Bennett) Holmes. Born and raised in Boston, MA he was the son of Burton Holmes and Kathleen (McGinnis) Holmes. Bob was an avid armchair quarterback of the New England Patriots and relief Skipper of the Boston Red Sox. He enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandson. He enjoyed golf and will be missed by all. He is survived by: his loving wife Barbara (Bennett) Holmes; daughter Linda Edwards, her husband Steve, granddaughters Dana Edwards and Lauren Edwards, and great grandson Landon Edwards all of Franklin; son Robert W. Holmes, his wife Teresa (Vitali), grandsons David and Michael all of Medford MA. He was predeceased by his loving brother William Holmes. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Mon. April 28, at 11:15AM from the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. Franklin, with a funeral Mass in St. Marys Church at 12PM. Interment will follow at the parish cemetery. Calling hours are Sunday 6-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to the
PO Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241-7005. Guestbook/directions www.oterifuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Country Gazette from Apr. 26 to May 3, 2014
Charles F Oteri And Son-Franklin Funeral Home
33 Cottage St Franklin, MA 02038