2990 Church St., South Mountain, ON

Donald Nathaniel Holmes February 19, 1941 - June 6, 2016

Peacefully on Monday, June 6, 2016 with his kids by his side. Beloved Dad to Stephanie (Kris), Shelley (Roger) and Brad. Dear Grandpa to Brityn and remembered by Katelyn and Jenna. Loving son of the late Fred and Eileen (Murdock) Holmes. Cherished brother of Erma (Darwin), Annettie (late Don), Charlie (Erma), Ersol (Brenda), Winston (Sharon) and Muriel (Terry). Fondly remembered and cherished by Donna McLellan and family. Kind uncle and great-uncle to many.

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Don will rest at the Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church Street, South Mountain (613-989-3836) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016 where a funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. Interment Bishops Mills Cemetery. By family request donations may be made to the Parkinson`s Society. Online condolences may be made at


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    Tyler & Thomas Stacey-Holmes says

    Stephanie, Shelley, Brad & family

    Death can take away the person from us, but not their memories. Love and memories are everlasting.

    We are sorry that we cannot be present for uncle Donnie’s funeral. We are thinking of you all.

    With love, Tyler & Thomas Stacey-Holmes

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    Dawn says

    My condolences to the entire family of this wonderful man. I had the pleasure of meeting Don & he was a true gentleman with a wonderful smile & a twinkle in his eyes & will always be remembered as my Santa.
    I am so very sorry for your great loss Stephanie & Shelley & Brad.

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    Mark & Mairi Robinson says

    Sorry to hear of Uncle Don’s passing. He will be missed. Our thoughts go out to all of the family.

    Love Mark, Mairi, Madeline, Ella and Gareth

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    Kelly Taylor says

    Thinking of you all. It is hard to lose a parent. Just know that you are in my prayers.

    Love Kelly

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    David McKay says

    My sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your Father. If he taught you your work ethic, he taught you well.

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    Marjorie Crysler (Moore) says

    Stephanie, Shelley & Brad

    I am so sorry to hear of your dads passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time .

    Sincerely Marj

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    Bev. & Ed. Coles says

    Brad and family, our deepest sympathy.

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    Angela & Jason Cadeau says

    Stephanie, Shelley, Brad and family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Donnie’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.


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    Lorrie Munro says

    Brad, Steph and Shelley

    My condolences to each of you and your families, may you hold the memories close.

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