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Elda "Marie" (Erskine) Holmes

HOLMES, Elda "Marie" (Erskine) - Jan. 25, 1924 - Dec. 28, 2017 Peacefully surrounded by family, Marie at the age of 93 was lifted by angels to heaven. Marie was born and raised in Port Dalhousie and lived all her life in St. Catharines. Beloved mother of Patrick (Leslie) of Oshawa, Larry (Mary) of Brockville, and Wendy Stafford (Holmes) of St. Catharines. Devoted Grandmother of Michael, Brianna, Courtney, Shari, and T.J. Great Grandmother to Grayson, Logan and Claire. Survived by sisters Helen Linton, Jessie Stoddart, Nancy Richardson and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by mother and father Margaret and Harry Erskine and her brother Bruce: first husband Patrick Breaugh and second husband Reginald Holmes. Past member of Henley Island Helpers, Port Dalhousie Seniors, St. Andrew's United Church. Marie loved sports, including CFL Football, The Toronto Blue Jays, curling, and especially sitting at the top of the grandstand during the rowing regattas cheering on all. Memorial service will be held on Saturday January 20, 2018 at 11:00am, Salvation Army Church, 400 Niagara Street. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lung Association, Henley Island Helpers or charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. The family would like to thank all staff at Extendicare for their kindness and support during mom's stay there over the last four years.13242768
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Deepest sympathy
Posted by Carolyn Romanin & family (Friend) On Sunday, January 14, 2018
To the Holmes family prayers for the passing of your dear Mother, Grandmother, Greatgrandmother and Aunt. May she be at peace. May your family lovingly remember her in your hearts.
Pat, Larry, Wendy & families
Posted by Duane Rennie (Friend) On Sunday, January 14, 2018
I just remember Marie for the fun times we spent at her house as we grew up. She was just like a big kid some times and will be missed.

May she rest in peace.

My thoughts are with you all.

Paddy, Larry
Posted by gary england (friend) On Friday, January 12, 2018
Sorry to hear of you Mom's death. I had many "fun" moments with your Mom. May memories sustain you in this difficult time.
Patty, Larry, Wendy
Posted by Greg Payford (Friend) On Friday, January 12, 2018
So sorry to hear of your Moms passing. Marie was a wonderful lady and a good friend of our family. Many fond memories growing up down the street in Port. Our thoughts are with you.
My condolences
Posted by Debbie (Eckhardt) Blake (Friend) On Thursday, January 11, 2018
Wendy

So sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. May you take comfort in your many memories of your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.


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