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Mickey Holmes

Mickey Holmes (AP Photo)
Mickey Holmes (AP Photo)

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December 04, 2010 "Judy,
We were so sorry to hear Mick's news and now even sorrier it has taken me so long to try to contact you. We had no information as to your address and now almost accidentally found this page. Hope you are all well and please receive our very delayed sympathies. We will always remember him with great affection." - Josie Athey (Slidell, LA)
October 28, 2010 "Dear Judy,

I was so surprised when I contacted you today by email to find out about Mickey's passing....I didn't catch the memorial in the newspaper. I enjoyed my years of knowing you and Mickey during my CW Rotary years, and was always intrigued to hear Mickey's Stories. I only knew Mickey during his failing health, but always enjoyed taking time to sit and talk with him. I certainly got to know the two of you better during the sale of your home here in Womelsdorf, and I'll never forget your moving day.....Mickey sitting on the front porch, the TV playing watching the flood waters rising in New Orleans......what a dismal day, not only moving from the Big Metropolus of Womelsdorf....loading that big truck.....but him wondering what was actually going to happen as the hours passed by in his beloved city of New Orleans. I'll never forget the story of your Son, who flew up to assist in the move telling me of he and his wife's evacuation before he left....loading up their cats to head to her mothers, and he to the airport to come north to help move.....Never knowing if his home would be there when he got back home. Mickey endured allot of physical challenges, but always came back with a fighting spirit.....God Bless You during this tragic time, but may the thought that Mickey is no longer dealing with his physical problems in Heaven give you comfort in letting him go....I wish I could be with you in New Orleans to let some of his ashes fly !

You've always got a place here in Womey if you want to come back for a visit, we're like Motel 6....we'll turn down the bed for you and leave the light on......I'll even come pick you up at the airport !

My sincerest condolences !

Wanda Moore (Womelsdorf, PA)"
September 21, 2010 "Dear Judy, I'm so sorry that I missed Mickey's memorial in the newspaper. Thank you for letting me know about it. The two of you will always be a memory of Rissers in my heart when I think of breakfast there. Take care and love, Louise Kulp (fellow Dorfian and widow of Barry Kulp.)"
September 19, 2010 "Dearest Judy,
I am so sorry to hear of Mick's passing. He was and always will be one of the nicest men I have had the chance to meet. I have such fond memories of him. All the times we sat on the porch and laughed and joked,the street hasn't been the same since you left. Sitting on my porch, I can still see him sitting there. He was an exceptional man who touched so many lives in a positive way. Please know that you & the family are in my thoughts and prayers." - Jo Wartluft (Womelsdorf, PA)
September 12, 2010 "Judy,
My sympathy to you and your family. I always enjoyed my conversations with Mickey at the Tulpehocken Settlement Historical Society." - Jeremy Lutz (Bernville, PA)
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