Donald Holmes

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Donald Holmes, born in Camden, NJ on March 7, 1944, died peacefully at home under the care of Holy Redeemer Hospice on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the age of 73. Don (Duck), formerly of Gloucester City, was a roofer in his younger years. He loved going to Atlantic City and sitting at Gloucester Park and National Park watching the boats. Don was preceded in death by his parents Anna (nee Starr) and Henry Holmes, granddaughter Isabelle, brothers Joe and Henry Holmes, sister Joan Springer, and longtime girlfriend Deborah Friberg. Don is survived by his former wife Kathleen Holmes of Wichita Falls, TX and their children: Donald Holmes of Thorofare, NJ, James Holmes of Wichita Falls, TX, Patricia (Clarence) Moats of Wichita Falls, TX, Ann (Theodore) Berghof of Mantua, NJ, and Thomas Holmes of Rocky Ford, CO. Also survived by 5 grandchildren: C.J., Christopher, Kathleen, Alex, and Aubrey; great-granddaughter Olivia; brother Thomas Holmes; and sisters Mary Ann Hollywood, Carrol (Vernon) Howery, and Ruth Maul; and numerous nieces and nephews. At the request of Don prior to his death, there will be no viewing or services. Funeral arrangements entrusted to EICHEL FUNERAL HOME, Pennsauken (856) 663-1102 Please share condolences at www.EichelFuneralHome.com
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