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Robert Holmes

Robert Kinkead Holmes Jr.

1947 - 2019
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Obituary

Robert Kinkead Holmes, Jr., of Havre de Grace, MD, passed away on September 17, 2019. He was 72.
Mr. Holmes was born in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania, to Margaret Schwartz Holmes of Havre de Grace, MD, formerly of Natrona Heights, PA, and the late Robert Kinkead Holmes, Sr. He was the devoted husband of 50 years to Sarah β€œSally” Holmes, loving father of Laura Hahn (Rob Magee) and Elizabeth Holmes (Ben Jankosky), and grandfather of Samuel, Carly, Jackson, Luke, Isabella, Olivia, and Piper. He was the brother of Linda Siverling and the late Barbara Hetrick. He was also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Holmes graduated from Har Brack High School in 1965, then Mount Union College in 1969. He was a Master Mason, a member of the Rotary Club in Natrona Heights, PA, Past President of the Allegheny Valley YMCA, and served on the Board of Directors for the Highlands School District. He was an Elder of First United Presbyterian Church in Tarentum, PA, and was a member of Grove Presbyterian Church, where he sang in the choir. Mr. Holmes was a proud member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity.

A service will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 2PM, at Grove Presbyterian Church, 50 East Bel Air Avenue, Aberdeen, MD.

Contributions may be made in his memory to Grove Presbyterian Church, or First United Presbyterian Church, 913 Lock Street, Tarentum, PA 15084.
Online condolences may be made at www.zellmanfuneralhome.com.
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Grove Presbyterian Church
    Address
    Post Road
    ABERDEEN, MD 21001
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Cindy Nowicki Medvid

Posted at 04:13pm
Sally so sorry to hear about Rob passing. You have my deepest sympathy. What fun we all had during our high school days. He was always so much fun to be around. My God hold you and your family dearly during this difficult time. πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ Cindy Nowicki Medvid
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knepshield706@comcast.net

Posted at 09:40pm
Dear Sally and family,
My deepest sympathy for all you. Sending a lot of love and prayers. Rob always had one of those big hugs to give and I loved the sound of his laugh! Take care! I miss you Sally!
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David Watters

Posted at 09:26am
Robb and I grew up (with Dave Strobel) on the same street -- California Ave -- he was part of a great group of somewhat rowdy youngsters who managed to get into just a bit of trouble on occasion. Many fond memories of his friendship. Cathy and I send our sincere condolences to Sally and the family, and to his mother Peg. Dave and Cathy Watters
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Debbie

Posted at 06:31pm
With sincere sympathy in your loss. We thought the world of Robb and his awesome family. Many good thoughts and prayers. Kevin and Debbie Gourley
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Jack Braun

Posted at 06:13pm
Our deepest sympathy to Peg, Sally, Laura, and Elizabeth. Your family will be in our prayers.
Sincerely, Linda and Jack Braun
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