HOLCOMB, Edward Louis - (Fireman First Class USS Blair US Navy 1944 - 1946) (Member of the Orillia Masonic Lodge #659 A.F. & A.M.: G.R.C.) (Member - Royal Canadian Legion Branch #34 Orillia) (Past Managing Director - Orillia Chamber of Commerce) at home, at peace, and surrounded by his family on Friday, September 28th, 2012; at the age of 85. Ed Holcomb of Orillia beloved husband of Shirley (nee: Hawthorne). Loving father of Victoria Taylor & husband Jim of North River, Cindy Hindley & husband Rob of Aurora, Joanne Holcomb of Barrie, and the late John. Grandfather of Jennifer & husband Paul Viherjoki, Drew Taylor and wife Rhea, Greg Taylor & wife Amanda, Jake, Joey, & Tyler Hindley, Dylan, Kaitlyn, & Ashton Holcomb, and Mackenzie Fairbairn. Great grandfather of McKail, Korry & Grayson. Dear brother of Janet Martin & husband David (predeceased) of Barrie, Carolyn & husband Don Cameron, Virginia and husband Bob Bruce all predeceased. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews. Following cremation, the family will receive friends at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia on Wednesday evening from 5 - 9 P.M. Memorial Service will be held at St. David's Anglican Lutheran Church, 133 James St., Orillia on Thursday afternoon, October 4th at 1 o'clock. Interment to follow at St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, Memorial Donations to the OSPCA Orillia Branch or the St. David's Anglican Church Outreach Program would be gratefully appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcome at www.mundellfuneralhome.com 12002310
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Very sorry for your loss
Posted by Patti & Dennis Deline (long time friend of Vickie's) On Wednesday, October 10, 2012
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We were away and Mom just told us yesterday. We wish we could have been there for you during this difficult time . You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
I have great memories of him from when I was still in Orillia and from Temagami.
Sorry on Eds Passing
Posted by David Buss (Frend) On Thursday, October 4, 2012
Ed was one of the first i met moving to Orillia in 1965 and had meney a laugh with him over the years. He will be missed.
Posted by Nancy Bradd (Friend & Former Holcomb's Restaurant Employee) On Wednesday, October 3, 2012
I just received a call from Don Tanner telling me the news, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Cindy, we both have great memories of you, your dad and working at Holcomb's, they were some of the best years I can remember. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Nance
Dear Shirley and Family
Posted by Sandy and Joe Ogden (Co-worker Chamber of Commerce) On Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Dear Shirley and Family:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. He was a "special man".