Mary Eileen Holmes, 83, of Vandergrift, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in UPMC St. Margaret, Pittsburgh. Born July 18, 1938, in Vandergrift, she is the daughter of the late George Burkett and Mercedes (Earl) Sutton. Mary was a member of St. Gertrude Catholic Church and had been a member of various local clubs. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, knitting and spending time with her family. Survivors include two sons, Larry "Welk" (Aida) Holmes, of East Vandergrift, and Rick "Red" (Elaine) Holmes, of Leechburg; her daughter, Missy (Andy) Cortileso, of Vandergrift; her grandchildren, Elissa Holmes, Riley Hanan, Missy Lange, Melanie Lickenfelt, Heather Lickenfelt and Ashley and Kayla Peters; along with 14 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don Holmes, in 2004, and two brothers, George and Owen Burkett. At the request of the family, there will be no public visitation and services will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to the DUNMIRE KERR & ROWE FUNERAL HOME INC., 244 Franklin Ave., Vandergrift. To leave an online condolence, visit us atwww.dunmirekerr.com
Published by The Valley News Dispatch on Jul. 30, 2021.