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Holmes, Joanne Patricia (née Sears)

In Loving Memory of Joanne Patricia Holmes (nee Sears) who passed away at the age of 78 at Extendicare York on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Ernest and Florence (Lang) Sears. Loving wife of the late Lewis Holmes. Cherished mother of Deborah Grasser (Manfred), Perry (Barb Turton), Wendy (Guy Despatie) and Karen (Michael Annett). Cherished granny to Lynn, Arianna, Julia, Anne, Johnathan, Matthew, Eric, Kariane and Danalyn and great grandmother of Émilie, Valérie and Roman. Predeceased by her sister Barb Galloway. Joanne loved knitting, baking and travelling to Barbados with Lewis. She will be missed by all. As per Joanne’s wishes there will be no visitation. Interment will be held in Orillia at a later date.

4 Condolences

  1. Auntie Deb, The Grasser’s and Family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our condolences go out to you and the family. We never had the pleasure of meeting Joanne however, we can just imagine how wonderful of a lady she must have been. Our deepest sympathy and our thoughts are with the family.

    Posted by:Tanner & Rachelle
    November 3, 2017
  2. My condolences go out to all of you! The warm heartedness that your Mom had for others is a rare gift and I had the privilege of being a beneficiary of such. I will be forever be grateful and appreciative for her kindness. I am sincerely sorry for the loss of your Mom. May she rest in peace.

    Posted by:Robert - Colorado
    October 28, 2017
  3. Dear Wendy & Family: We are sending heartfelt thoughts of positive energy and prayers to all of your family at this time. It so difficult to lose a parent but you will never lose the precious memories. XO

    Posted by:Linda & Tim Boston
    October 27, 2017
  4. We extend our heart felt sympathies to the family. So very sorry to hear of Joanne’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and she will be missed. Take comfort in knowing she is at peace. Our though and prayers are with the family.

    Posted by:Monica & Bob Parcey
    October 27, 2017

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