H. Allison Holmes passed away with his family by his side at the Charlotte County Hospital, St Stephen, NB. on Monday, June 3, 2019.
Born in St. Stephen, NB., son of the late Cecil and Ethel (Beckerton) Holmes.
Throughout his life, Allison served in the Canadian Navy, drove a transport truck and worked for the Department of Transportation government garage until his retirement. He had a great love for baseball, curling, golfing and hockey, but his passion was working on any type of motor. At one time in his life he was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Curling Club and the Shriners.
Allison is survived by his wife, Linda (Johnston) (Hatt) Holmes, one son, Stephen (Rosemary) Holmes of Summerside, PEI., Julie (Marvin) Higgins of St. Stephen, NB., Jill Barnard of Calais, Maine, son-in-law, David Bryant of Fredericton, NB., six grandchildren: Lacey Holmes, James, Keri and Josh Barnard, Eric and Alison Higgins, six great- grandchildren, one brother, John (Janice) Holmes, step-son, John Hatt, step-daughter, Leanne Hatt, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Allison was predeceased by his first wife, Lorraine (Frost) Holmes, daughter, Theresa Bryant, brother, LeRoy Holmes and son-in-law, Kevin Barnard.
A graveside service will be held at Sandy Point Cemetery, Bayside, NB. on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 4 PM. A celebration of Allison's life will be held at St. Patrick's Hall, Milltown, Blvd., St. Stephen, NB. on Friday from 5-7 PM.
For those who wish, remembrances to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca