Robert C. Holmes

Robert C. Holmes passed away on Fri., Dec. 24, 2010, at Dundas Manor in his 101st year.
Robert was born on Aug. 18, 1910, to Albert and Louisa Holmes in Winchester Springs. He was the beloved husband of Helen Fawcett, the loving father of Douglas (Heather), Merilyn (Garry) Carbino, and Elaine, and was predeceased by his son, Allen (Sheila). He was the cherished grandfather of five granddaughters, four grandsons, seven great-granddaughters, seven great-grandsons, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Robert began working on his father’s farm in Winchester Springs. He moved to Holmvale Farm in 1940, and continued to farm for about 30 years.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his brothers and nephews. He also enjoyed golfing and curling with his friends.
The funeral service was held on Wed., Dec. 29, at Daniels Funeral Chapels Inc. in Winchester, followed by interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.
Donations may be made to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary or the Dundas Manor Activity Fund.