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.