Lorne Holmes

Obituary of Lorne Murray Holmes

Holmes, Lorne Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Monday June 6th, 2022, in his 80th year. Lorne was born in Ardtrea, and lived his whole life farming within a kilometer of the house in which he was born. He is predeceased by his parents Murray and Marion Holmes and his beloved wife of 59 years, Sandra (nee Rickard). Dear son-in-law of Horace and Emily Rickard, both predeceased. Loving father of Nadine, Michelle and Angela, Lorne was the proud grandfather of Joshua Holmes-Henry, Alexander and Michael Zeldovich, and Tyler and Sara Wallis, as well as the adored great-grandfather of Ayden and Saraya. Lorne will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by his friends and family. When Lorne retired from farming, he and his wife Sandra enjoyed their newfound freedom by travelling in their fifth-wheel through northern Ontario and the western United Stated and even managed to make it to Alaska (although not with the trailer). Lorne loved spending time on the golf course with his friends and family, or in the bush cutting wood with his grandsons. He loved to spoil his only granddaughter, Sara. The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to Dr. Peter Daniel, and the nursing staff and PSW’s on Harvey 2 for all their compassionate care while Lorne was in the hospital. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service for Lorne and Sandra will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donation may be made to the Kidney Foundation through the Simcoe Funeral Home. In recognition of the passing of Lorne and Sandra Holmes. A celebration of life for this extraordinary couple will be held at the ODAS park on the afternoon of Saturday, July 9th from 1 pm to 4 pm. All are welcome to join us in sharing memories and love for Lorne and Sandra. Messages of condolence are welcomed www.simcoefuneralhome.ca

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Odas Park
4500 Fairgrounds Road
Severn, Ontario, Canada
Public Celebration of Lorne & Sandra Holmes
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