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John "Duffy" Holroyd


1945 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
John "Duffy" Holroyd
Lowell, MA native; 72

John "Duffy" Holroyd, age 72, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Southern NH Medical Center in Nashua, NH. He was born on April 4, 1945 in West Newton, MA, the son of the late Gordon Holroyd and June DeEtte (Melanson). John was raised by his mother June and Paul Duffy and was a Lowell, MA native.

John served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era. He was a retired construction worker and supervisor, working most recently for the Natgun Corporation.

John is survived by his beloved wife, Ann (Amenta) Holroyd and his children, Brenda June Engle, Debra Janet Holroyd, Christopher Duffy Holroyd and step son Larry Roberts; grandchildren, Jonathan, Kristen, Cassandra, Erik, Khrystal and Lilly Ana and seven great-grandchildren. John is also survived by his siblings, David Duffy, Caral Cannistro and Kathleen Patton, a niece and great-nephew Jane and Matthew Castle and many other loving extended family members and dear friends.

HOLROYD - A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, March 10, 2018 starting at 1:00PM at the Tyngsboro Sportsmen's Club, 90 Westford Rd., Tyngsborough, MA. Military Honors will start promptly at 1:30PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in John's name are encouraged to be sent to the Cancer Care Center at Southern NH Medical Center, 8 Prospect St. PO Box 2014, Nashua, NH 03061. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) "ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER".
Published in Lowell Sun on Mar. 7, 2018
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