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HOLMES, Francis (Frank)

October 14, 1928 – Preston, Lancashire, England
December 27, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Frank Holmes of Calgary passed away on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at the age of 86 years.

Frank was born Preston, Lancashire, England. He is survived by his daughter Phyllis (Don) Newborn; son Daniel (Larratt); brother Harry; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his loving wife Jean in June of 2014 as well as sister Katherine and brothers Lawrence and Richard.

A Celebration of Frank’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549,

In living memory of Frank Holmes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Marianne Rutzer :

    Phyllis and Don, our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
    Arnie and Marianne

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  2. Simone & Marc DeCnodder :

    Dear Dan, Phyll, Don and family – we are all saddened at Franks passing – he will always remain in our hearts as a fine and kind gentleman; fond memories of good times together makes us smile for sure. We hold you all in our hearts and prayers.

    Marc, Simone and family

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