|

Mary Frances Holmes, 89

Shrewsbury – Mary Frances (Lyons) Holmes, 89, formerly of Ohio, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 in UMass Memorial Medical Center after an illness.

She is survived by her husband, Gardner Holmes of Shrewsbury; her daughter, Barbara McConnell Erdelack of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; and her two grandsons, Wesley Erdelack of Cambridge and Drew Erdelack of Chicago.

Born and educated in Boston, she lived in many places across the world with her first husband, Air Force Capt. Robert McConnell. She later settled in Chagrin Falls, where she resided for 30 years. In the last decade of her life, she returned to the Boston area. She lived for five years in Southgate before her passing.

Mrs. Holmes was a vibrant woman who loved travel and fashion. She remained active throughout her life, working in retail for Talbot's and other clothing stores in the Chagrin Falls area. Her smile and laughter lit up any room as she entered. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Private funeral and burial plans will be carried out in accordance with her wishes.

For online condolences, please visit www.brittonfuneralhomes.com.

 

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=12614

Posted by on Aug 30 2011. Filed under Obituaries. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


Recently Commented

  • Paul Thomas: Please note coment.
  • Paul Thomas: To whom it may concern, Please note Robert Terkanian In this artical said he started the business [ Hair...
  • michelle Gauvin: Hi I’m looking for a dog, Lg breed young ..I live alone and lost my Shep 2yrs ago and been...
  • Staci: Hi Amanda, These dogs would DIE without transport. That is why we bring them to where they are more readily...
  • Amanda Lee: There are so few dogs in need in New England that shelters are casting a wide net to keep their cages...