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Remembering Douglas Holmes

February 3, 2012  By

Douglas Holmes, founder of Markham, Ontario-based Holmes: The Finishing House, passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning. He was 81 years old.

Dearly loved husband of the late Beverley Holmes (2009). Loved and cherished Dad of Cathy and her husband Danny Zerdin, Heather Holmes, Kelly and her husband Randy Cosgrove, Karen and her husband Matthew Fretz, Bob Holmes and his wife Julie and Kim and her husband Calvin Bryant. Loved Poppy (Gramps) of Christopher (Nicole), Kyle (Dana), Carolyn, Courtney, Natalie, Bryanna, Jessica, Michelle, Amanda, Ben, Josh, Zach, Jenna, Jaydon and Rachael. Great-Poppy of Carley.

Friends and family will be received at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME,  5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday (February 10th).


A funeral service honouring Douglas’ life will be held in Barnes Chapel on Saturday February 11th at 11:00 am.
The family will be receiving guests on Saturday at 10:00 am.
Interment will follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery.

In memory of Douglas, the family requests memorial donations to be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

Condolences can be left at the Barnes Memorial Funeral Home Website.

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