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William F. Holland Sr.

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William F. Holland Sr. Obituary
William F. Holland, Sr.

AGE: 69 • New Castle

William F. Holland, Sr., 69, of New Castle, DE passed away surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, October 28, 2015.

Mr. Holland was employed with General Motors and retired after 17 years of service. He then worked for LF Systems and completed his working career at Bancroft Construction. An avid Nascar enthusiast, he was a fan of Richard Petty and Jeff Gordon. Mr. Holland also enjoyed bowling, and participated in the General Motors softball league.

Mr. Holland will be dearly missed by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy; and his sons: Ronald and wife, Lori and their son, Edwin Barto III; David and wife, Laura and their son, Andrew; and William Jr.

He is also survived by his brother, Ronald Gamble and wife, Joyce; his in-laws, Chrissy Manahan and husband, Ron, and Rita Marino; and nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, Odie Jape Holland and Alice (Gamble) Brittingham; and his brother-in-law, Joe Marino.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Wednesday, November 4 from 5:00-7:00PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, November 5 at 11:00AM. Entombment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of William may be made to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (

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Published in The News Journal from Nov. 3 to Nov. 5, 2015
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