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Monday, January 13, 2020

Mary A. Holmes, 94, of Bradford, PA

Mary A. Holmes

Mary A. Holmes, 94, of Bradford, PA, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at her residence with her family by her side.

Born on April 13, 1925 in Bradford she was a daughter of the late Simone and Immacolata (Barbara) Romanelli. She was a graduate of Bradford High School.

On March 3, 1943 in Bradford, she married Harold "Bud" Holmes who preceded her in death on May 20, 2012.

She worked for Bradford Motor Works during World War II and was an engraver for Zippo for several years.

Mary was a member of the St. Bernard's church.

She is survived by a daughter Betty (Joe Songer) Holmes, of Bradford, a son David ( Sandy Gattuso) W. Holmes, of Brockport, NY, a sister Rose LoFaro, of Syracuse, NY and several nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bud, one son James G. Holmes who passed in 1968, and brothers Ralph, James, and Patsy Romanelli.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial to be announced at a later date. Burial will be in Saint Bernard's Cemetery.

Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.

Online condolences can be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

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