2990 Church St., South Mountain, ON

Lyall Holmes March 9, 1938 - November 19, 2015

Peacefully at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Thursday November 19, 2015. Lyall Holmes age 77 of R.R. # 2 Mountain. Beloved husband for 53 years to Pat Holmes (Baldwin). Loving Dad of Greg (Julie), Angela and Tim (Tara). Cherished Papa of Logan, Olivia, Brett, and Paige. Dearly loved brother of Marion Carkner (Bob), Mac (Eunice), Carol Bryan (Dave), sister-in-law Carol Holmes and predeceased by Lynden, Eldon, Connie and his parents Tom and Joyce Holmes. Fondly remembered by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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By Lyall’s request Cremation has taken place. A visitation will be held at the Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church Street, South Mountain (613-989-3836) on Friday November 27, 2015 from 6 to 9 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Winchester Wesleyan Church 537 Main Street on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment of Cremation at Knights Cemetery. By family request donations may be made to the Winchester Wesleyan Church or the Winchester District Memorial Hospital Auxillary. Online condolences may be made at


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    Danielle and Ken Byers says

    So sorry for your loss! May the memories shine in everyone’s life. He was a great man!

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    Janice Smith says

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family and we all will miss a great man.

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    Lorrie Minro says

    Pat, Greg, Angela and Tim, May you all find courage and strength in each other and may you all remember the good times you all had when you were altogether. Rest in peace Lyall.


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    Florence Barclay says

    Lyall will be missed by so many. Our condolences to Pat and their family. As well, to all the Holmes family.
    Flo & Rico Silvestro

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    Lorna munday says

    My love and prayers are with you all at this time xo

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    Tracy Brennan says

    Sincerest condolences to all the Holmes families. Deepest sympathies to all.

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    Marian (Cooke) Michalicka says

    Dear Pat and family, Marion, Mac, Carol and families,
    May treasured memories support you during this sad time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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    John and Arlene Cordsen says

    We were so sorry to hear about the passing of Lyal. You have our sincere sympathy. We have pleasant memories of him that will be even more special. Take care. We will keep you in our prayers

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    Lorraine Roy/ Brian Lannin says

    Dear Pat, Greg, Angela, Tim, and Families,

    We were so very sorry to hear about Lyall. Please know that you are in our thoughts, during this difficult time.

    Lorraine and Brian

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    Howard & Carolyn Henry says

    Our condolences to your families on the loss of Lyall.

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    Gigi Acker says

    Dear Angie, Olivia and Brett

    We offer our sincere condolences on the loss of Papa. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    All our love,

    Gigi, Jim, Jessica and Daniel et Grandmaman

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    Penny Barr says

    Carol and Marian,

    Thinking of you both at this sad family time.

    Will keep you in my prayers.

    Penny and David Barr

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    Gordon & Marilyn Beckstead says

    We send sincere sympathy to the family on the sad news of Lyall’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May peace be with you all.

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    Gordon & Marilyn Beckstead says

    We were so sorry to hear of Lyall’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.Peace be with you.

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    Ron and Bonnie DeVries says

    So sorry to hear about Lyall passing. We planned on going to the wake tonight but aren’t sure about the weather. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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