November 17, 1926 – March 13, 2015
Holmes, Owen Foster “Roy” – at his home on Friday, March 13, 2015, in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Shirley and loving father to Gayle, and Paul (Janice). Grandfather to Ryan, Wes and Hilary, and sadly missed by his sister Margurite Lewis. Also missed by his sisters-in-law; Claire McCullough and Beverley Holmes. Predeceased by his brother Rev. Gerald P. Holmes and his twin brother Ross. Roy was a long time employee of Bertram’s in Dundas and Wean United in Cambridge, was a former member of the Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club, and a member of the RCL Br#36, Dundas. Roy was an active reservist until his retirement, serving as Major with the 8th Field Regiment, Ex- C.O. of the Signals and was with the Medical Corps. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday afternoon from 12 until the Service for Roy at 1 o’clock at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Cremation has taken place. Expressions of sympathy to the Juravinski Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.